Who's Eligible: High school juniors
Award Amount: Up to $25,000
Due Date: January
Leadership, leadership, leadership—that is what it takes to land Discover cash, along with a healthy serving of community service. Candidates for this award must have at least a 2.75 GPA, but also must be able to show leadership in their own community and how they have overcome a significant roadblock or adversity in their lives. This award can be used to attend a two or four-year institution or trade and technical schools. 2011 eligibility is over but stay tuned for 2012.