Alumni (Scholar)

Amir Shahien

Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2007
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
M.S. Tulane University (2009)
M.D. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (2015)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services

Madison House, Soccer Organization of Charlottesville/Albemarle coach; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Phi Gamma Delta; Virginia Men’s Crew, Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Champion for Freshman Division, Eastern Coastal Association Championships participant; Tuttle House Council president; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center note taker; William R. Kenan, Jr. Endowment Fund of the Academical Village Award

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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 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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