Alumni (Scholar)

Karen Heys

Frank and Ann Hereford Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1994
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (1994)
M.A.T. University of San Francisco (2003)
Professional Sector:
Government

University Guide Service, Disciplinarian; University Journal, Production Staff; Madison House, Tutoring Program, Administrative Assistant; Soccer Organization of Charlottesville-Albemarle, Coach; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center Volunteer; Women's Center Volunteer; Outing Club; Student Council, Admissions Committee, SAVE Program; Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Department of Biology; First Year Seminar Facilitator; Virginia Society for the Recruitment of Special Scholars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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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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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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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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