Alumni (Scholar)

Kate Gilpin

Louisiana Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1988
Hometown: Metairie, Louisiana
B.A. University of Virginia (1988)
M.S. University of Virginia (1991)
Ph.D. University of Colorado (2003)

Student Activities Committee; Reading for the Blind; Women's Ultimate Frisbee Team; Environmental Awareness Association; Environmental Sciences Organization, Member, Secretary; P.K. German, University Union; 4-H Wilderness Challenge Program, Instructor; CHIP, Madison House; Outing Club, Vice-President for Cross Country Skiing; Wallace Poole Award (for Environmental Sciences Undergraduate); Echols Scholar

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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 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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