Media & Scholar News

Tillman Scholars are experts in their fields and work to make an impact in communities at the local and global levels. The Pat Tillman Foundation elevates their voices by promoting Tillman Scholar stories in the media.



Tillman Scholar Voices

Introducing Tillman Scholar Voices

The Pat Tillman Foundation’s mission is to unite and empower a community of diverse veterans and spouses as they continue their education and prepare for
Make You Mark: Emily Junkins

Make Your Mark: Emily Junkins and the Road to Scientific Discovery

“You see we keep looking in the same places and finding the same things, and the need to access these new drugs is more dire
Halli Lannan delivers her Make Your Mark Talk in 2017

Make Your Mark: Halli Lannan on Living Your Truth

“…I live this way so that those that I encounter understand that people facing tragedy, trauma, and adversity are not broken — they are leaders,
Rae Anne Frey-Ho Fung presents on childhood trauma, compassion and resilience at the Pat Tillman Foundation's Make Your Mark talk

“All the small things can make a life changing difference.”

Our Make Your Mark series, powered by the NFL, showcases the global impact of the Tillman Scholars who are writing the story of a better
2020 Tillman Scholars

Pat Tillman Foundation Announces Its 2020 Tillman Scholars

Today, PTF announced the names of the 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses chosen as 2020 Tillman Scholars. In recognition of their service
2020 Pat Tillman Award for Service Winner Kim Clavel

Boxer-Turned-Nurse Kim Clavel to Receive Pat Tillman Award at ESPYS

Boxing champion Kim Clavel, who left the ring to return to nursing during the coronavirus pandemic, will receive the Pat Tillman Award for Service at

In Crisis and Conflict, Values Lead the Way

A Statement from Dan Futrell, CEO and Tillman Scholar:  The Pat Tillman Foundation’s mission is to unite and empower the military community as the next

Five Tips for Applying to be a Tillman Scholar

Pointers from the PTF team about putting together a great Tillman Scholar application 1. Read Up on Who We’re Looking For Tillman Scholars carry forward

The Legacy of Pat Tillman | NFL 360

On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the NFL Network debuted “The Legacy of Pat Tillman,” which tells the story of Pat’s life through the words of those

John McCain and Adrian Perkins to be awarded at Tillman Honors

Today, the Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) is proud to announce that late Arizona Sen. John McCain and Mayor Adrian Perkins of Shreveport, Louisiana will be

ESPYS Pat Tillman Award for Service given to Kirstie Ennis

This year’s Pat Tillman Award for Service sponsored by Mass Mutual will be awarded to former Marine Corps Sergeant, Kirstie Ennis, at the 2019 ESPYS

2019 Tillman Scholar Class Announced

2019 TILLMAN SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED The Pat Tillman Foundation Invests More than $1.2 Million in Academic Scholarships to Empower Newest Class of Service Members, Veterans and