BELIEVE IN MY
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 DREAMS OF THE NEXT GENERATION
IN THE 1950s,
THE PULLMAN FOUNDATION
was one of the first foundations
to award scholarships to women and
people of color to attend college.
have received Pullman Foundation Scholarships.
News & Events
A few years ago, I started getting mailings from the Foundation. I congratulate those who thought of calling on past scholars for present support. It is such a joy to see the new classes of scholars. At times, they feel like my siblings, at other times like my...read more
The Monumental Impact of a Pullman Foundation Scholarship: Christine and George Gloeckler, University of Chicago ’60
Today, scholar alumnus Dr. George Gloeckler (University of Chicago ’60) is one of the most renowned physicists on the planet. Decades ago, a Pullman Foundation Scholarship helped launch his career when he entered the University of Chicago to earn an engineering...read more
Dejah Powell (Cornell University ’18) is a college senior, but she’s already made a difference in the world that people twice her age only dream of. She credits the Pullman Foundation for much of her success. “My Pullman Foundation Scholarship is transformative,” she...read more
George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Announces $1 Million in Scholarships and Education Supports for 2017-2018 Pullman Scholar Cohort
Making College Dreams a Reality for 118 Chicago-Area College Students. As an estimated 20 million college students across the nation start fall classes, the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation announces its commitment to investing $1 million in scholarships and...read more