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 is offering one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us admitted to the MSPPM program, and tuition-reduction scholarships—covering between 30-50 percent tuition—to all Posse alumni who matriculate into a full-time master’s degree program.

Columbia University

Teachers College, Columbia University will award one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us admitted to any master’s degree program that is 36 credits or less. All Posse alumni who apply for summer or fall term entrance 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.

Duke University

Duke Fuqua School of Business will offer one full-tuition scholarship to a Posse alumna/us accepted into the daytime M.B.A. 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 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 M.B.A. or J.D. programs.

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 M.B.A. program. In addition to the M.B.A. program, Booth is offering at least one full-tuition scholarship to an undergraduate Posse Scholar who is accepted into the Chicago Booth Summer Business Scholars Program.

University of Washington

University of Washington School of Social Work will offer one full-tuition scholarship to Posse alumna/us who is admitted to the program. In addition to full tuition, the scholarship award includes a monthly stipend. Alumni awarded a scholarship are expected to complete an assistantship in their second year of graduate school.

Yale University

The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will offer full-tuition fellowship for Posse alumni accepted into any of its full-time graduate 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 + Fellowships 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 and Fellowship Programs 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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