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.
68TH CLASS OF PULLMAN SCHOLARS
PULLMAN SCHOLARS CHALLENGE ASSUMPTIONS
2015-2016 Pullman Scholar Cohort Statistics
Number of Schools
Scholar Retention Rate
Black, African American
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,
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
From a Refugee Camp in Europe to the National Academy of Sciences and Interstellar Space May 21, 2018, Chicago, IL –Dr. George Gloeckler, renowned physicist, member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a distinguished professor emeritus of the...read more
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
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...read more