Posse cannot exist without key partnerships with its most important constituents. Whether you are a college, a corporation or a community-based organization, you can become a Posse partner in the following ways:

Become a Nominator

If you are a high school or community-based organization located in any of Posse’s nine cities, you are eligible to nominate a limited number of students for the Posse Scholarship. Read More

Become a University Partner

In addition to being among the most selective institutions of higher education in the country, Posse partner colleges and universities are committed to fostering diversity on campus. Read More

Become a Career Partner

Each year, new companies and organizations join the Posse community, providing Scholars with increased opportunities and the workforce with a greater diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and talent. Read More

Video Testimonials

Our partner college and university VIPs discuss frequently asked questions about the partnership and program impact.

Latest News

Universities of Michigan & Puget Sound Join Posse

Spring 2015

​The University of Michigan and the University of Puget Sound are the latest top institutions to partner with The Posse Foundation thanks to the leadership of their respective presidents, Mark S. Schlissel and Ronald R. Thomas.

Alum Becomes Congressional Hispanic Caucus Exec. Director

Spring 2015

​Dickinson College Posse alumna Valeria Carranza was recently appointed executive director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus after starting her post-college career as unpaid White House intern.

701 Students Win College Scholarships Worth $118 Million

Spring 2015

This year, a record 701 new Scholars were welcomed to the Posse community at Awards Ceremonies in nine cities.

Berkeley Scholar Uses Computer Science for Social Justice

Spring 2015

Hired as a research apprentice at the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Posse Scholar Jacqueline “Jackie” Garcia is exploring the connections between her two passions: computer science and social justice.

Tulane Pres. Emeritus Chairs New Orleans Advisory Board

Spring 2015

Tulane University President Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor Dr. Scott S. Cowen is a powerful voice for the City of New Orleans, public education and The Posse Foundation.

PossePlus Retreats Discuss Crime and Punishment

Spring 2015

​This spring, nearly 5,000 Scholars, students and faculty members from 48 of Posse’s partner colleges and universities attended PossePlus Retreats entitled, “Crime and Punishment.”

News + Events - Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Deborah Bial Delivers University of Rochester Commencement Address, Posse Launches Consulting Department, Yale School of Forestry Becomes Posse Graduate School Affiliate, Upcoming Posse Conferences

Dartmouth Partners with Vets Program, Posse to Recruit 12 Top Institutions for Program

Fall 2014

The Posse Foundation will expand its Veterans Program to include a total of 12 top colleges and universities as partners over the next five years. As part of this expansion commitment, The Posse Foundation has partnered with Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Gen. Powell Addresses Posse Community in D.C.

Fall 2014

​In October, General Colin L. Powell, the former United States secretary of state and a dedicated advocate for American youth, offered remarks in honor of The Posse Foundation’s 25th anniversary.

Social Innovator, Wheaton Alum Wins Ainslie Award

Fall 2014

​Ryan Letada, an alumnus of Wheaton College, was selected as the 2014 winner of the Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions to the global community through social innovation.