Posse cannot exist without key partnerships with its most important constituents. Whether you are a college, a corporation or a community-based organization, you can become a Posse partner in the following ways:

Become a Nominator

If you are a high school or community-based organization located in any of Posse’s nine cities, you are eligible to nominate a limited number of students for the Posse Scholarship. Read More

Become a University Partner

In addition to being among the most selective institutions of higher education in the country, Posse partner colleges and universities are committed to fostering diversity on campus. Read More

Become a Career Partner

Each year, new companies and organizations join the Posse community, providing Scholars with increased opportunities and the workforce with a greater diversity of backgrounds, perspectives and talent. Read More

Video Testimonials

Our partner college and university VIPs discuss frequently asked questions about the partnership and program impact.

Latest News

Scholar Excels at U. Puget Sound

Fall 2017

Priyanki Vora, a sophomore and member of the first Posse at the University of Puget Sound, has taken her campus by storm.

Scholars Took the Field for Summer Olympics

Fall 2017

Posse Bay Area hosted its second annual Summer Olympics at Balboa Park in San Francisco. The event was attended by nearly 40 Posse Scholars, family and friends, Posse alumni and staff.

Posse Bay Area Welcomes Newest Class of Scholars

Spring 2017

​Posse Bay Area kicked off 2017 with the inauguration of 21 young leaders from Bay Area high schools at an awards ceremony in the heart of San Francisco.

Bay Area Scholars Begin Pre-Collegiate Training

Spring 2017

​In preparation for their matriculation to college this fall, Posse Bay Area’s newest Scholars have begun Pre-Collegiate Training (PCT).

​Academic Immersion Helps Prepare Scholars to Succeed

Fall 2016

Part of Posse’s eight-month Pre-Collegiate Training program, Academic Immersion Day offers Scholars a preview of college academic life and helps them feel more prepared for the transition from high school.

​Puget Sound Scholar Researches at California Academy of Sciences

Fall 2016

Mauricio Mendez partnered with a senior microbiologist to study infectious diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans.

Illinois Wes. Signs On, BU Doubles Partnership

Spring 2016

​Illinois Wesleyan University will recruit its first Posse from New Orleans this fall, and Boston University, already recruiting from Atlanta, will select its first Posse from the Bay Area.

​10 College Scholarships Awarded at Bay Area Ceremony

Spring 2016

Ten incredible high school seniors—the first Posse Scholars selected from the Bay Area—received four-year, full-tuition college scholarships from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.

Puget Sound Scholar Sings at San Francisco Showcase

Spring 2016

​New Scholar Simone Moore, a senior at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, performed at a showcase for classically trained vocalists at St. Aidan’s Church in February.

10th Posse Chapter Opens in San Francisco Bay Area

Summer 2015

​In April, Posse commemorated the launch of its 10th chapter, Posse Bay Area, with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Posse Board Chair Jeff Ubben.