SERVICE BEYOND SELF: EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS
In 2022, we welcomed another remarkable class of Tillman Scholars, and expanded the community to more than 800 leaders nationwide.
As the next generation of private and public sector leaders, the Tillman Scholars are tackling challenges across national security, healthcare, technology, civil rights, education and more. They believe their best years of service to our country are still ahead of them, and they are committed to strengthening communities at home and around the world.
On behalf of the Tillman Scholars who have been empowered by your commitment and generosity, thank you.
The Tillman Scholar Program
Since its inception, the Tillman Scholar Program has evolved into a world-class community of military service members, veterans and spouses, accepting 2.5 percent of applicants based exclusively on merit and potential for impact.
Million Dollars Invested To Date
Universities and Growing
The Tillman Scholar Community
Tillman Scholars are military service members, veterans and spouses with a high potential for impact as demonstrated through a proven track record of leadership, the continued pursuit of education and the commitment of their resources to service beyond self.
The tenets of the Tillman Scholar Program are:
- Scholarships: Annual funding for academic expenses, including tuition, books, and living expenses
- Leadership Development: Opportunities to advance knowledge, skills, and experience
- Global Community: Access to a community of high-performing peers, mentors and industry leaders
Tillman Scholars Redefine Change
Every year, the Pat Tillman Foundation receives thousands of applications from remarkable military service members, veterans and spouses nationwide. We select and invest in 60 individuals based on their demonstrated record of service, scholarship, humble leadership and potential for impact.
Combining her love for adventure and passion for service to help remote communities in a tangible and sustainable way as a physician assistant.
Empowering patients to be active stewards of their health by practicing a lifestyle and community-based approach to medicine.
Pat’s Run annually raises $1 million in support of the Tillman Scholars program.
From the first event held in 2005 with 5,000 participants, Pat’s Run has grown into one of the 15 largest road races in the country.
About Pat’s Run:
- $1 Million+ raised each year
- 28,000 Runners in Tempe, AZ and 20,000 Virtually
- Thousands of Honor Runners across the country
- 2nd largest military race
- 15th largest race in the nation
All of the latest news and press releases for the Pat Tillman Foundation.
Today is PTSD Awareness Day. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is an issue that deeply affects veterans and military families, yet only in recent years has society begun to acknowledge and raise awareness. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Center for PTSD...
Foundation Unites and Empowers Its 14th Class of U.S. Service Members, Veterans and Military Spouses Chicago, IL (June 28, 2022) – Today, the Pat Tillman Foundation (PTF) announced the names of the 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses chosen as 2022...
We at the Pat Tillman Foundation are thrilled to announce we have been selected as one of the top 10 2022 Best Nonprofits to Work For by The NonProfit Times! This honor comes from the leading national business publication for nonprofit managers, partnered with Best...
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Pints For Pat
Pints For Pat has grown into a national fundraising program that gives supporters an opportunity to honor Pat’s legacy and empower the Tillman Scholars in a fun and unique way.
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