Alumni (Scholar)

Jack Vallar

Deerfield Academy Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2016
Hometown: Bedford, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)

Asian Student Union, president; Minority Rights Coalition, board of directors; Engineering Students Without Borders, researcher; University Guide Service; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development (SEED), project leader; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, core group leader; Madison House, Latino and Migrant Aid; Sustained Dialogue; Vietnamese Student Association, officer; Future of School Challenge, finalist; Clinton Global Initiative University, attendee; Class of 2017 Trustees; Jefferson Public Citizens; College Council Minerva Grant; Center for Global Health, University scholar; Meriwether Lewis Institute for Citizen Leadership, fellow; Raven Society; 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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