Alumni (Scholar)

Frances Liu

Hathaway Family Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2005
Hometown: Columbia, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2005)
M.P.A. New York University (2012)

University Guide Service; Center for Global Health, Student Advisory Board; Global Public Health Society, founding member, publicity chair, opportunities chair; Catholic Student Ministry, small group coordinator; International Rescue Committee, Holiday Drive coordinator; Madison House, Medical Services Program; Asian Pacific American Leadership Training Institute; St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, lector; Dance Marathon, Community Giving Committee; Mahogany Dance Troupe; Sustained Dialogue; Blue Ridge English as a Second Language, tutor; La Casa Bolivar, resident; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Z Society First Year Recognition; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society; 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 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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