Alumni (Scholar)

Amanda Penabad

Molly Hereford - Susanne Smith Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2007
Hometown: Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
J.D. University of Chicago (2012)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services

First Year Honor Committee; Maupin House Council, Community Service coordinator; Madison House, Tutoring Program, Migrant Aid Program Virginia Service Coalition; Sigma Sigma Sigma; Monroe Society; Sexual Assault Facts and Education vice president; Sexual Assault Resource Agency volunteer, student board member; Sexual Assault Education Council; U.Va. Women’s Center intern, development, nominations; Days on the Lawn; Take Back the Night Planning Committee; Women’s Leadership Development Program; Hoos Cooking, founder and president; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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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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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