Alumni (Scholar)

Gretchen Hardin

The Elson Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1991
Hometown: Andover, Massachusetts
B.A. University of Virginia (1991)

Crew Team, Executive Board, Newsletter Editor; Oculus; Phi Mu; Madison House, Tutoring Program, Migrant Aid Program; The Declaration, Staff Writer; Virginia Literary Review, Fiction Published, Poetry and Fiction Editor; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; University of Valencia-Fall 1989, Club Universitaria de Montaria (Spain), Taught English; Outing Club; Z Society First Year Artistic and Literary Contest Winner-Painting and Graphic Arts Categories; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List

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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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