Alumni (Scholar)

Kelsey Petrie Petrie

Rhode Island Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2014
Hometown: Seekonk, Massachusetts
B.A. University of Virginia (2014)

Adrenaline Film Project 2012 and 2013, filmmaker; Presidential Committee on Public Art, undergraduate student representative; Clemons Digital Media Lab, consultant; Warm Springs Gallery of Charlottesville, assistant to the director; First Year Players, set designer, assistant producer, head painter, publicity committee; Bikram Yoga of Charlottesville, work-study participant; Volunteers with International Students and Scholars, and Staff Program, student language partner; University Dance Show, costume designer; Alternative Spring Break, Peru; Student Council, Arts Committee chair, subcommittee chair; College Counsel representative; Earth Week 2012, head coordinator; Chi Omega, mixer chair; OpenGrounds Film Project, crew member

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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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