Alumni (Scholar)

Abby Talbot

Memphis Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2007
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
M.D. Emory University (2013)
M.P.H. Emory University (2013)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services

Madison House, Boosters Program, Medical Services Program, Children’s Health Museum volunteer, Abundant Life Ministries tutor, Tutoring Program; U.Va. Women’s Center volunteer; Acute Pediatrics volunteer; Black Voices Gospel Choir; Metcalf House Council; Venable School tutor; Miller Center for Public Affairs; March of Dimes; Pancakes for Parkinson’s, a capella chair; G.U.T.S. mentor; Center for American English, Language and Culture language consultant; Virginia Ambassadors; Days on the Lawn, team leader; University of Virginia Art Museum volunteer; Reformed University Fellowship; Christ Episcopal Church, middle school youth group leader; Kappa Kappa Gamma, house chair, president; Order of Omega; Greek Honor Society; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Golden Key International Honour Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Lawn Resident; Dean’s List

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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