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George M. Pullman Educational Foundation

  • George M. Pullman Educational Foundation
  • 55 W. Monroe Street
    Suite 3460
  • Chicago, IL 60603
  • (312) 422-0444
  • 1950

Program Description

Mission

The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation supports the dreams and aspirations of outstanding graduating high school students with merit-based, need-based scholarships and continuing educational support, as they pursue their bachelor's degree at the college or university of their choice.

Vision

We believe education is an essential component of an individual's success regardless of a person's origin or economic background. We aspire to provide our scholars with tangible and intangible assets to help them achieve their American dream.

Values

We believe in hard work, individual effort, and personal responsibility.

We believe that integrity, commitment, and perseverance are cornerstones to achieving any goal.

We believe every person has the capacity to achieve the American Dream and contribute to the common good through education and opportunity.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 21%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 17%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 31%
  • Other: 10%
  • African American: 21%

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Arcadia University (1)
  • Brown University (1)
  • Case Western Reserve University (1)
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (1)
  • Emory University (1)
  • Harvey Mudd College (1)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (2)
  • Lawrence University (1)
  • Lewis University (1)
  • Loyola University Chicago (4)
  • Northwestern University (1)
  • Princeton University (1)
  • University of Chicago (1)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (1)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (7)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1)
  • University of Southern California (1)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (1)
  • Western Illinois University (1)

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Graduation: 83%