Alumni (Scholar)

Ava Baker

Holbert L. Harris Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2007
Hometown: Arlington, Virginia
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
J.D. Yale Law School (2010)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services

University Judiciary Committee, First Year judge, counselor; Resident Staff, resident assistant; Monroe Society; Sustained Dialogue, chair, vice chair, moderator; Undergraduate Research Network; Harvard Kennedy School of Government Public Policy and Leadership Conference; Offi ce for Diversity and Equity, Bias Review and Advisory Subcommittee; U.Va. Health System Symposium on Race and Society, Film Festival Committee; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Madison House, Abundant Life Ministries tutor; Offi ce of African-American Affairs Longevity of Excellence Award; Lantern Society Recognition; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Jerome H. Holland Scholarship; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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Scholarship

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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Fellowship

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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Legacy

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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