Class of
Nicholas Tarleton
University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign

Class of
Amel Baker
Loyola University Chicago

Class of
Stan Yang
University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign

Class of
Rebecca Nelson
Northwestern University

They come from the north side, west side, south side and suburbs.

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.



Support the next generation of dreamers

Watch how dreams came true

Pullman Scholar Alumni share their stories and how the Pullman Foundation Scholarship helped them achieve their dreams.



In the 1950s, the pullman foundation

was one of the first foundations to award scholarships to women and people of color to attend college.

More than 14,000 People

have received Pullman Foundation Scholarships.

2017-2018 FAFSA Changes

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an online form that college students fill out annually to identify their eligibility for federal aid. Some of this aid includes Pell Grants, MAP Grants (for students attending college in Illinois), federal student loans, and work-study opportunities. Plus, it helps colleges get a sense of what […]

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