Alumni (Scholar)

Jen Swalec

Elwood R. Quesada Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2009
Hometown: Hampden, Maine
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (2009)
Ph.D. Brown University (2018)
Professional Sector:
Education

Madison House, Boosters Program · Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, community service chair · Days on the Lawn, Tour Buddy, Lunch Buddy · Alternative Spring Break, Egypt, India · Sustained Dialogue, secretary, moderator · Classics Club, president · University Dance Club · University Salsa Club · African Music and Dance Ensemble · Interfaith Dialogue Community · Women’s Leadership Development Program · Parents Committee Internship grant · Francis Lazenby Traveling Fellowship · Classical Association of the Middle West and South Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in Classical Studies · Anne Marye Owen Prize in the Classics · Intermediate Honors · Dean’s List · Rodman Scholar · Echols Scholar

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Fellowship

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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Scholarship

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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Legacy

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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