Impact on Campus
The concept of a Posse works for both students and college campuses, and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students—a Posse—carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for increased individual and community development. Identified for their leadership ability and overall motivation to succeed, Posse Scholars head campus organizations, encourage dialogue and programs that foster an inclusive campus environment and achieve academic success. Read More About Scholars’ Campus Impact
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Becoming a Scholar
Each fall, students are nominated by high schools and community-based organizations for their leadership and academic potential. Posse partner colleges and universities award merit-based leadership scholarships to multicultural teams of 10 students each. These teams (Posses) attend college together. Learn About the Nomination Process
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Latest NewsSpring 2017
This spring, Posse launched the Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows Program, established in recognition of Posse’s former board chair who served from 2007 to 2016.Winter 2017
Even before arriving on Texas A&M University’s campus as a freshman last year, Milton G. had an impressive resume.Winter 2017
In October 2016, Posse Houston held its fourth Power of 10 fundraiser, raising more than $300,000 to support Posse Scholars.Winter 2017
In the fall of 2016, Posse Houston began recruiting for its newest partner, Wellesley College.Winter 2017
Vassar Scholar Huy Nguyen excels at balancing his academics and giving back to his community in a meaningful way.