Diogo Gonçalves Fortes

William C. Lickle Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2019
Hometown: Lisboa, Portugal


Undergraduate Research Network, Symposium Committee; PULSE fellow; TEDxUVa, Speaker’s Committee; Madison House Service Organization, Recreational Therapy Program; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Sustained Dialogue; Dean’s List; Echols 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 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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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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