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Scholarship Opportunity


In Reach is partnering with the Posse Foundation, a national organization that identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes, to identify potential Posse scholars in Prince George's County, MD. The Foundation extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams - Posses - of 10 students. The foundation's partner universities and colleges award Posse Scholars four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships. In Reach partners with Posse D.C. Their college and university partners are (visit each site to learn more):

Bucknell University
Lafayette College
University of Rochester
Sewanee: The University of the South
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Visit the Posse Foundation website to learn more about the organization and process.

In Reach would like to nominate you. Complete and submit the secured application and your resume below before the Saturday, August 15, 2020, deadline. Once your application is received and has been reviewed, Ms. Smith will follow-up with you about next steps. She may be reached via or by texting 301-357-8433.   

All Nominees Must...

  1. Be high school seniors in the fall of 2020 and have an expected graduation date in the spring of 2021.
  2. Demonstrate extraordinary leadership within their high school, community and/or family.
  3. Excel academically and have strong GPAs. Although there is no minimum requirement, only nominees who have consistently progressed toward academic excellence will be given the opportunity to be a Posse Scholar. While the ACT or SAT are not a focus of Posse’s evaluation, students should take them.
  4. Be open to making an early decision commitment to a Posse partner institution if selected as a finalist. Early decision is a binding commitment and great option for students who are excited about attending one institution.
In Reach Community Partner Pre-Recommending Application
First Name
Last Name
Address Line 1
Postal Code
High School Name
Guidance Counselor
What are you interested in studying in college?
Which of the 5 colleges listed for DC Posse would you be interested in attending and why?
Acknowledgement - I certify that the contents of this application and my resume are a complete and accurate representation of my academic and personal information.
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