Career Path Plus

By Joseph Giovannetti

“Having a scholarship gave me the freedom to do what I’m doing today because I’m not sitting on a mountain of debt,” says Margaret Lee (ME/EGMT ’17), a former Camras scholar [below] now living and freelancing in New York. This is a common sentiment from students in Illinois Institute of Technology’s scholarship and leadership programs; not only are students better prepared for positions of leadership, but the philanthropy that provides full-tuition scholarships enables them to fearlessly set their sights high, pursuing career paths both planned or unplanned. Meet some young alumni who rose to the opportunities they received as students: