Ravi Singh, who attended Vanderbilt University as a Posse Scholar, received a full-tuition scholarship from Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law and graduated in 2015.

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Posse’s Graduate + Fellowship Program works to ensure that Posse Scholars and alumni consider and pursue graduate studies at top-tier institutions. As part of these efforts, Posse’s Graduate School Affiliates offer Posse Scholars and alumni a limited number of full-tuition fellowships each year.

Posse Graduate School Affiliates

Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy will award one full-tuition scholarship each year to a Posse alumna/us enrolling in the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (MSPPM) program. In addition, alumni of The Posse Foundation who enroll in any of the master’s programs at Heinz College will receive a minimum scholarship of 30% of tuition per semester.

Columbia University

Teachers College, Columbia University will award up to 2 full-tuition scholarships to Posse alumni enrolled in a full-time master’s degree program at Teachers College. Tuition will be provided for up to 2 years and will cover the credits required to achieve the degree. Some restrictions apply to credit intensive master’s programs. Applicants must plan to enroll for a Summer or Fall entry term. All Posse alumni who apply by the early deadline and click the Posse affiliation button on the online application will receive an application fee waiver and consideration for a full-tuition scholarship opportunity.

Cornell University

Cornell Law School will offer one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us who is accepted to its J.D. program. The Cornell Law School Scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarships or benefits that would exceed tuition and mandatory fees to Cornell Law School, with the exception of scholarships that are paid directly to the student, do not process through Cornell Law School, and do not otherwise affect the student’s financial aid qualifications.

Duke University

Duke Fuqua School of Business will offer one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us accepted into the daytime MBA program, one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us accepted into the Master of Management Studies (MMS) program, and one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us accepted into the Master of Quantitative Management (MQM) program.

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences will offer up to five full-tuition Ph.D. graduate fellowships (either a teaching assistantship or research assistantship) to Posse alumni admitted into any of its 26 full-time graduate programs.

Northeastern University

Northeastern University D’Amore-McKim School of Business will provide one full-tuition scholarship for a Posse alumna/us admitted to the program.

Northwestern University

Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and Pritzker School of Law will each offer two full-tuition graduate scholarships to Posse alumni who are accepted into the full-time MBA or J.D. programs.

The George Washington University

The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) will offer one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us each year for the full-time MBA program. In addition, Posse applicants are eligible for consideration for partial tuition for other programs at GWSB, including the wide variety of certificate programs.

University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge will provide at least one full-tuition Scholarship to a Posse alumnus/a admitted to any full-time Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Programme in the Department of Geography. The department’s programs are excellent opportunities for Scholars with interests in environmental studies, geography and more. Additional support including maintenance, airfare, and visa support are also available.

University of Chicago

University of Chicago Booth School of Business will offer one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us who is admitted into the full-time MBA program.

Yale University

Yale School of the Environment will offer one full-tuition fellowship for a Posse alumna/us accepted into any of its full-time master’s programs.

Ready to apply to grad school? Follow these steps:

  • In order to be considered for a Posse Graduate School Affiliate Scholarship, Posse Scholars and alumni must email the Posse Graduate + Fellowship department before submitting an application.
  • All programs require Posse Scholars and alumni to complete and submit the university’s regular application, which may include the submission of GRE, LSAT and/or GMAT scores, academic transcripts, essays, letters of recommendation, and a resume. (There is no DAP for Posse’s graduate school affiliates.)
  • The Graduate + Fellowship Program team can provide application support and/or connect graduate school-bound Scholars and alumni to Posse Graduate School Affiliate alumni.

National Fellowship Winners

Georgia Soares FellowshipsOur Graduate + Fellowships Program works with targeted organizations to support fellowship opportunities for Scholars and alumni. Read about Posse’s fellowship winners.

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