Alumni (Scholar)

Jackson Wolford

Albert Gray Horton II Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2015
Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
B.A. University of Virginia (2015)

The Burke Society, president, historian; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Spectrum Theatre, outreach chair, stage manager, lighting designer for Avenue Q; Contemplation @ UVA on Mindfulness, Meditation and Alternative Medicines, student panel; full length play, “Gnaw Bone,” produced by the Department of Drama as part of the Spring 2014 Lab Series; Institute for the Humanities and Global Cultures; Student Advisory Board; short play, “Remember the Alamo,” produced by Charlottesville Live Arts as part of the 24/7 series; 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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