Alumni (Scholar)

Emily Tonks

B.H. Rutledge Moore Family Jefferson Scholar - in honor of B. Allston Moore and Walter Bedford Moore
Class: 2015
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
B.S. University of Virginia (2015)
B.A. University of Virginia (2015)
Professional Sector:

Medical University of South Carolina, Summer Undergraduate Research Program, intern; Virginia Women’s Health, volunteer intern; Department of Chemistry, teaching assistant; Jubilate Choir, publicity chair, first soprano; Virginia Women’s Chorus, librarian, first soprano; Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, Scholarship and Fundraising Committee, Alpha Upsilon Pledge Class, secretary and treasurer; Wahoo Wizards; Global Development Organization, Dinner Series Committee; Madison House; Institute of the Humanities and Global Culture, intern; Undergraduate Humanities Initiative, chair; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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 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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