Jack O’Rourke

Cochran Family Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: New Canaan, Connecticut


U.Va. Men’s Ice Hockey, treasurer; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (SEED), project leader; Inter-Fraternity Council, Community Service Committee; International Council on Systems Engineering, class representative; Madison House, tutor; Best Buddies; Inter-Fraternity Council Judiciary Committee, investigator; The Old Virginian Society (VSOC); Sustained Dialogue at UVA; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Phi Eta Sigma; Dean’s List; Rodman 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 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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