Alumni (Scholar)

Colette Martin

Adolphus W. Hawkins Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2014
Hometown: Hamilton, Scotland, United Kingdom
B.A. University of Virginia (2014)

Charlottesville Office of the Public Defender, sentencing advocate intern; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, public service chair, membership committee, programs committee, Restoration Ball committee, public service committee; Student Council, public service committee; International Relations Organization; Virginia Model United Nations, secretary general for staff; International Relations Organization, philanthropy committee; Pancakes for Parkinson’s, advisor, co-chair, personnel director; Madison House, Adopt-a-Grandparent program director, mentor at Red Hill Elementary School, legal aid volunteer; Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team; Greek InterVarsity; Pi Beta Phi, vice president for philanthropy; Catholic Student Ministry; Gray-Carrington Award; Raven Society; Andrea Armstrong Shultz 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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