AVAAS NOMINATES STUDENTS TO POSSE FOUNDATION
$140,000 Scholarship Opportunity/Posse Foundation
for Rising 12th grade students
FOR THE 2011 - 2012 SCHOOL YEAR, through our collaborative efforts with Minority Educational Task Force, Lyle Jackson nominated 45 rising seniors who are competing for an opportunity to be selected to receive a $140,000.00 scholarship, regardless of parental income to nine select top colleges outside of the Los Angeles area.
Lyle has nominated the most African American students in the Los Angeles area who have received this scholarship. Eight previous nominees from the past three years have been awarded this scholarship and are currently attending one of the Posse selected colleges.
This year the universities are Bucknell University , Dickinson College, Grinnell College , Kalamazoo College , Tulane University , UC Berkeley , UCLA , University of Wisconsin, Madison. (click on each college you will be directed to their website)
Lyle request that all students view the POSSE FOUNDATION website at www.possefoundation.org and any of the seven specific college websites to see whether or not there is an interest in attending any of the aforementioned colleges/universities.
Posse Foundation first needs to receive the nomination from me. Once the nomination is received you will need to contact them directly at 213-239-9590 to sign up for Posse Foundation Open House. If you have any questions about Posse Foundation, please visit their website at www.possefoundation.org or call them directly at 213-239-9590. You may call me directly if need to speak with me specifically about a student, I can be reached at 818-448-0260”.....Sincerely, Lyle Jackson