Alumni (Scholar)

Lauren Groetch

William A. McClung Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2011
Hometown: Rye, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2011)
J.D. New York University (2014)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services

Feminism is for Everyone; Hoos Open to Preventing Eating Disorders; First Year Players, hair and makeup, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Damn Yankees, Sweeney Todd; Kids Acting Out; Virginia Organizing Project; LGBT Speakers Bureau, panelist; Dialogue Across U.Va.; Flying V’s a cappella, founder, president; 3.7 Magazine, poetry editor, editor-in-chief; Area Program in Poetry Writing; William and Charlotte Savage Scholarship; Dean’s List; 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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