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George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
February 3, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship is a merit-based, need-based scholarship of up to $40,000 over four years, depending on the student's financial need. Scholars who remain in good standing are invited to renew their scholarship during their four years of full-time undergraduate study. Pullman Scholars also receive educational, personal, and professional supports through our Pullman Scholar Community.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be a graduating high school senior
    -Be a Cook County, Illinois resident
    -Be enrolling as a full-time student, for the first time, to receive a bachelor's degree
    -Be attending an accredited bachelor's degree-granting institution that is eligible to receive Title IV federal aid and is located within the U.S.
    -Demonstrate strong financial need
    -Have 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)

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Megan McGinnity
  • 55 W. Monroe Street
  • Suite 3460
  • Chicago, IL 60603
  • mmcginnity@pullmanfoundation.org
  • 312-422-0444

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