Alumni (Scholar)

Audra McFarland

Frank Gardiner Wisner Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2007
Hometown: Andover, Massachusetts
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
Cert. Boston University School of Management (2013)
Professional Sector:

University Dance Club; Allure Dance Team vice president; Western Albemarle High School Dance Team choreographer; Adult Learning Center, ESL tutoring program; Young Women Leaders Program, Big Sister Girl Scout Troup 444 leader; Harvard Kennedy School of Government Public Policy and Leadership Conference; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Fashion Design Club designer; U.Va. Women’s Center intern, marketing and communications; Offi ce of African-American Affairs’ Longevity of Excellence Award; Intermediate Honors; Jerome H. Holland Scholarship; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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 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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