Alumni (Scholar)

Kelly Laustsen

Peter and Crisler Quick Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2011
Hometown: Carrollton, Texas
B.S. University of Virginia (2011)
Professional Sector:

Madison House, Big Sibling Program, Tutoring Program; Webb House Council; Committee on Undergraduate Admissions; Alternative Spring Break, Smoky Mountains, Ecuador; Alpha Chi Omega, house manager; Club Cross Country; U.Va. Sustainability, student employee, conservation advocate; Recycling Center volunteer; Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society; Intermediate Honors; Rodman Scholar

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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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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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