Alumni (Scholar)

Maria Malas

Lyell B. Clay Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2012
Hometown: Charleston, West Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2012)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services

Sustained Dialogue, chair (2011-12), moderator; Arab Student Organization, president (2011-12); Peer Health Educator, FIMRC, secretary, VISAS, ESL tutor; Cavalier Daily, senior writer; Brown College Govboard, portal representative; Sigma Delta, Pledge Class president, social chair; 2009 Bike MS Tour de Vine, MS 150 Team; Dean's List

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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 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 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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