Posse Scholarship


Posse is a college access and youth leadership development program that identifies, recruits and selects student leaders from public high schools and sends them in groups called Posses to some of the top colleges and universities in the country. Posse Scholars receive four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse partner colleges and universities.

Award Amount

Full-tuition, four-year scholarship worth over $100,000.



Degrees offered
  • Bachelors Degree
Award Type
  • Tuition
Additional Supports
  • Mentor
  • Trainings
Documents Required for Submission
  • Complete Application Form
  • Proof of Post-Secondary Enrollment
Admission Contact Information
Age Requirements
Minimum: 16
Maximum: 99
District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Other
Secondary Credential Obtained
  • US High School Diploma
Student Status
  • HS credential seeking
Other Eligibility Requirements

High schools and community-based organizations must nominate a high school senior to be eligible for the POSSE scholarship. View scholarship website for additional eligibility requirements.

Admissions Contact Information