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The Posse Scholars program provides students chosen by the Posse Foundation
for exceptional leadership skills with intensive faculty mentoring and small group interactions. Advanatages of the program include a tightly knit national network of Posse graduates, tailored career and academic advising, and opportunities for individual and community development. Posse Scholars are expected to become leaders on campus and in the community.
Requirements of the Posse Program
With the Posse Foundation: Posse staff members visit each university four times a year for meetings with Posse Scholars, campus liaisons and mentors. Each mentor meets weekly with the Posse as a team and with each Scholar individually every two weeks during the first two years in college.
In addition, Posse facilitates an annual weekend-long PossePlus Retreat attended by members of the larger student body, faculty and administration, with the goal of discussing an important campus issue identified by Posse Scholars.
With on campus mentors: Posse members will meet with assigned campus mentors as a team once a week, and individually with their mentor every two weeks throughout the first two years at TAMU. Goals of the meetings can include topics such as resources and opportunities on campus, how to approach problems or issues, team building, campus leadership, college transition, and career development.