They are no strangers to adversity and conquer challenges head on. They represent the Chicago-area’s rich cultural diversity. Most importantly, they know getting an education is the key to their success. And, with the help of the Pullman Foundation, they are achieving their American Dream.
was one of the first foundations to award scholarships to women and people of color to attend college.
have received Pullman Foundation Scholarships.
Celeste Acosta is a Molecular and Cellular Biology major at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Read on to learn about her first year at UIUC, and her views on being a Pullman Scholar! What drew you to your college? My parents always emphasized the importance of going to college…Read More