PULLMAN SCHOLARS ARE:

People who seize opportunities. Creators of their own futures. Persistent in the pursuit of their dreams.

Current and future Pullman Scholars benefit from the unique combination of financial assistance and personal support from a community of more than 14,000 people who are deeply familiar with their journey.

CLASS OF
2017
Yara Ismail
DePaul University

68TH CLASS OF PULLMAN SCHOLARS

Each year the Pullman Foundation welcomes a new class of Pullman Scholars at the Annual Pullman Scholar Symposium.

PULLMAN SCHOLARS CHALLENGE ASSUMPTIONS

2015-2016 Pullman Scholar Cohort Statistics

Number of Schools

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Scholar Retention Rate

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Black, African American

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Hispanic, Latino

Top 5 Favorite Majors: Biology, Psychology, Communications, Nursing, Political Science

“Pullman Scholar Alumni Are:

the cornerstone of the Pullman Foundation. Bound by common experience and strong will, they come together to give back to the Foundation with their talents, time, and contributions to ensure that the reality of our scholars’ dreams are attainable.”

– Robin Redmond,
Executive Director

65 PULLMAN SCHOLAR ALUMNI STORIES

For the Foundation’s 65th Anniversary, Pullman Scholar Alumni shared their Pullman Foundation and American Dream stories. Watch and see how education and the Pullman Foundation Scholarship was a catalyst to their success.

From the Alumni Blog

Passion for Math: Teaching Future Mathematicians

Passion for Math: Teaching Future Mathematicians

Pullman Scholar Alumna Kristen Schreck, Illinois Institute of Technology, '87,  shares her experience in Math and how she's teaching future mathematicians. My love of mathematics and physics was inspired by my professors. In high school, my parents brought me to our...

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The Pullman Foundation Women in STEM

The Pullman Foundation Women in STEM

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Foundation will be focusing on one “letter” of STEM each week of March. You will get to know several of our Pullman Scholars and Pullman Scholar Alumnae in STEM and learn more about their contributions to the fields. STEM...

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