PULLMAN SCHOLARSHIP 2019
George Mortimer Pullman (March 3, 1831 – October 19, 1897) was an American engineer and industrialist. He designed and manufactured the Pullman sleeping car and founded a company town , Pullman , for the workers who manufactured it.
His Pullman Company also hired African-American men to staff the Pullman cars, who became known and widely respected as Pullman porters, providing elite service.
Pullman found a way to invest into the society through the Pullman scholarship which has aided students who we are in extreme financial need and has prevented many students from dropping out of the tertiary institution.
The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship helps ensure that exceptionally promising students with financial need can earn a college degree without the burden of severe financial debt.
Pullman Foundation Scholarship providers has brought to the understanding of people that hard work and passion in pursuit of one’s goals can land him or her a scholarship.
This is a scholarship that is focused on rewarding individuals who has the ability to overcome challenges and become relevant in the society.
Rooted in Chicago since 1950, the George M. Pullman Educational Foundation is a private operating foundation that has invested more than $33 million in Chicago-area students who aspire to earn a college degree.
The Foundation helps change the trajectory of young peoples’ lives each year by providing merit-based, need-based scholarships of up to $10,000 per year, renewable for up to four years.
Along with scholarships, the Foundation also offers scholars educational support and access to a wide network of more than 14,000 Pullman Scholar Alumni ready to help current scholars in their college journey and beyond.
United state of America prides herself as the nationality of this scholarship, because of the global recognition the scholarship has bagged itself.
The Pullman Foundation has a rich history of supporting the brightest young people from diverse communities in the Chicago area,” says Robin Redmond, executive director of the Foundation.
“We see first-hand how earning a college degree positively affects our scholars, their families, and even their communities. It’s a ripple effect that continues for decades.”
Some applicants unreasonably complain of the rigid process of its application. But this process is justified by the amount being offered by the providers if this scholarship.
It is close to impossible to pick $10000 from the floor, this is one of the reasons an applicant should calm down and follow the process so as to be able to be awarded this scholarship.
Approximately 700 young people applies to become Pullman Scholars every year. The highly competitive selection process requires applicants to have minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate strong leadership skills and community involvement.
Level/Field of Study:
This scholarship opportunity is not secluding any course or field of study.
- Be a graduating high school senior
- Be enrolling as a full-time student in the fall, for the first time, to receive a bachelor’s degree
The Pullman Scholarship 2019 is been hosted in the United States of America.
Pullman Scholarship Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.
You’ll receive up to $10,000 per year for four years
You’ll have the support of the Pullman Foundation Staff and the Pullman Scholar Community for your four years of college and beyond
To be eligible for a George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship, applicants must:
- Be a graduating high school senior
- Be a Cook County, Illinois resident
- Be enrolling as a full-time student in the fall, for
- the first time, to receive a bachelor’s degree
- Be attending an accredited bachelor’s degree-granting institution in the fall that is eligible to receive Title IV federal aid and is located within the U.S.Demonstrate strong financial needHave a
- cumulative 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher
- Be eligible to receive state and federal aid and will file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
- Not currently attending a college or community college, or hold any degree (This does not include dual enrollment as a high school senior)
Pullman Scholarship Deadline:
As applicants proceed through the stages, they will receive other deadlines for submitting transcripts, the interview process, submitting the FAFSA Student Aid Report, and submitting college acceptance letters and financial aid award forms.
How to Apply
In order to apply, applicants must:
Complete and submit an online application which includes three essays and questions related to your cumulative unweighted
GPA, family income, high school activities, classes taken in high school, etc.
Have two recommendation forms submitted by individuals who can speak to your strengths, achievements, growth, etc. (e.g. a teacher, mentor, guidance counselor, employer, boss, etc.)Please access the online application through the link below.
THE 2019 APPLICATION IS DUE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. CENTRAL TIME.
- 11 · 2018: Application opens. November 5th
- 02 · 2019: Application closes, February 1st, 5:00 pm
- 03 · 2019: Semi-finalists notified, Beginning of march
- 04 · 2019: Finalists notified, End of april
- 05 · 2019: New scholar class notified, End of may
- 09 · 2019: New scholar class publicly announced, Mid-september
To View 2019 Recommended Form Visit:
55 W. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHEN CAN I APPLY?
The application process is open from the beginning of November to the beginning of February. Click here to sign up to receive a reminder email.
CAN I APPLY IF I HAVEN’T BEEN ACCEPTED TO A COLLEGE YET?
Yes, you may apply for our scholarship if you have not been accepted to a college yet. However, finalists must verify their college acceptance and financial aid package.
WHERE DO I SUBMIT MY APPLICATION?
Your application and recommendation forms can only be submitted electronically through our online application software.
WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THE RECOMMENDATION FORMS?
Consider people who can speak to your strengths, growth, achievements, and/or involvements.
One recommendation must come from a teacher and another must be filled out by an adult who can speak to who you are and your accomplishments (a counselor, advisor, mentor, coach, teacher, manager, boss, etc.).
No recommendation forms from family members or personal friends will be accepted.
HOW MUCH FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE MAY I RECEIVE IF I AM SELECTED AS A PULLMAN SCHOLAR?
Incoming first-year scholars are awarded scholarships up to $10,000, depending on financial need.
HOW LONG CAN I RECEIVE THE PULLMAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AND HOW DO I RENEW IT EACH YEAR?
As long as you are in good standing with the Foundation, you can renew your scholarship for up to four years (eight semesters) of full-time undergraduate study.
WHY DOES THE FOUNDATION REQUEST MY SAR AND FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION?
The Foundation awards scholarships based on financial need and merit. To understand your financial situation, the Foundation needs to know how much federal and/or state aid you are receiving, as well as additional grants and scholarships you may be receiving from your college or university and other sources.
WHEN WILL I FIND OUT IF I RECEIVED THE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD?
New scholars will be notified in mid-May.
HOW MANY NEW SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AWARDED EACH YEAR?
The number of scholarships awarded each year varies, but typically we award 30-40 new scholarships. The Foundations hopes to award as many scholarships as our budget allows.
IF I’M HAVING ISSUES APPLYING, IS THERE ANYONE I CAN CONTACT FOR ASSISTANCE?
Please contact Anne Stretz, Scholarship Program Manager, [email protected] with specific questions.
HOW DO I KNOW IF EVERYTHING FOR MY APPLICATION WAS SUBMITTED CORRECTLY OR ON TIME?
Once you submit your application form and three essays, you will receive an immediate confirmation from the software and a confirmation email.
You will not receive confirmation when your recommenders submit their forms, but they will receive an immediate confirmation from the software and a confirmation email.
To know if everything was submitted, the Foundation recommends asking your recommenders if they submitted their forms correctly and on time.
IF SELECTED AS A PULLMAN SCHOLAR, WHAT ELSE IS EXPECTED OF ME?
You will need to read the Pullman Scholar Handbook and sign the Pullman Scholar Agreement which details all expectations.
You’ll also need to attend mandatory events such as the Annual Pullman Scholar Symposium.
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