Alumni (Scholar)

Heather Walcott

Deborah and Eli W. Tullis Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2000
Hometown: Newtown, Pennsylvania
B.A. University of Virginia (2000)
J.D. Yale Law School (2003)

First Year Honor representative, Hereford College, Honor Counsel, pretrial coordinator; First Year Judiciary Committee, judge, vice chair, Executive Committee; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; International Relations Organization, Under-Secretary General, Secretary, Decolonization Committee, Virginia Model United Nations; Student Council, Community Concerns Committee, Multiethnic and Diversity Affairs Committee, charter member; Sigma Kappa; Madison House, Tutoring Program; Student Admissions Committee; UVa Dance Club; Government Department and Psychology Department research assistant; Psychology Department, Distinguished Course assistant; U.Va. Safety and Security Commission, student representative; Native American Student Union, vice president, president; Inter-Sorority Council, Community Relations chair; Fraternity-Sorority Council, Judiciary vice president; Inter-Sorority Council Executive Board, Rho Chi Director; Young Democrats; Wesley Foundation; Cavalier Daily; Virginia Blood Services, student blood drive organizer; National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Merit Award winner; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society, Community Service vice president; Raven Society; Robert C. Byrd Scholar; Alanen-Tyska Scholarship; Psi Chi Psychology National Honor Society; Lawn resident, Lawn Council representative; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Psychology Distinguished Majors Program

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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 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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