Alumni (Scholar)

Dasha Tyshlek

Kansas City Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2015
Hometown: Olathe, Kansas
B.S. University of Virginia (2015)

Focused Ultrasound Foundation, intern; Biofuel Ecosystems, co-founder; Jefferson  Public Citizens Grant; Rodman Scholars Council, first-year representative, networking chair, entrepreneurship chair; Virginia State Science Olympiad, event supervisor,  fundraising chair; Belly Dance Club; Global Public Health Brigades, Honduras 2012, education chair; Engineering Students Without  Borders; Disturbance Dance Crew; Ballroom Dance  Team; Distinguished Scholars Science Alumni Network, co-founder; ACC Clean Energy Business Plan Challenge, U.Va. finalist; Tom Tom  Founders Festival 10K pitch night, top ten team; Health UnBound, founder and director; University Innovation Fellow; U.Va. Coulter Translational Research Partnership, intern; Bridgewater Associates, summer management intern; Works In Progress, co-founder; Sensibility Care LLC, project manager, president; MIT Medical Hackathon in NYC, winner; Venture Well E-Team Grant, Stage 1 grant winner; U.Va. Entrepreneurship Cup, finalist, winner of health track; Darden De-Risking Competition, third place; Dean’s list; Rodman Scholar

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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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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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