Students participate in the Dynamic Assessment Process

Students participate in the Dynamic Assessment Process, Posse's unique nomination program.

Know an amazing student? We want to know them, too.

Are you part of a high school or a community-based organization that works with high school juniors/seniors in one of Posse’s 20-plus recruitment cities? If you’re registered with Posse, you can nominate high school students as early as their second semester junior year.

Depending on the Posse city or program, nomination timelines and deadlines may vary. Be sure to contact your local Posse office for details at the start of every calendar year.

Note that the Posse Arts Program and Posse Veterans Program nomination process is conducted separately.

Each Posse Scholar wins a full-tuition scholarship to attend one of Posse’s partner colleges or universities.


To be eligible, a high school senior must:

  • Be nominated by their high school or a community-based organization
  • Be in the first term of their senior year in high school
  • Demonstrate leadership within their high school, community or family
  • Demonstrate academic potential
  • Apply on time; depending on the Posse city or program, nominations are accepted in the spring and summer before senior year begins (contact your local Posse office for specific deadlines)

The Posse Scholarship is neither a minority nor a need-based scholarship. It is open to students of all backgrounds.

Posse seeks students who are:

  • Leaders in their high schools and communities
  • Committed to their education and those who demonstrate academic potential
  • Interested in teamwork and diversity
  • Positive, motivated, talented, ambitious young people
Evelin Morales, Bucknell Posse 11, at a 2017 Boston Awards Ceremony
Let us know about an incredible young leader in your community.
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