Alumni (Scholar)

Maria Pulzetti

The Elson Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1999
Hometown: North Andover, Massachusetts
Degrees:
B.A. University of Virginia (1999)
J.D. Yale Law School (2006)

Charlottesville/University Symphony Orchestra, violinist; Chamber Music, violinist; Camerata Rotunda; Madison House, Boosters Program, Alternative Spring Break, site leader, program director, Day Care volunteer; National Organization for Women, Workshop Educators Committee; Lesbian Gay Bisexual Union, vice president, Lavender Ribbon Award; Lesbian Gay Bisexual Helpline volunteer; Student Council, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Affairs Committee, chair, 1997-98 Most Outstanding Committee Chair; Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Committee; National Day of Silence, founder and co-chair; Synergy: A Women's Literary Magazine, staff; Women on Grounds; Washington D.C. Youth Pride Day, keynote speaker; I997 Campus-Based Civil Rights Initiative Award; Russian House resident; Slavic Department Honors; Recognition by Society of the Sound and Fury, Order of the Rook; Center for Russian and East-European Studies Graduate Student Conference in April 1999, presenter; Z Society First Year Recognition; Phi Eta Sigma First Year Honor Society; Raven Society; Golden Key National Honor Society; Lawn resident; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; History/Russian Language and Literature Distinguished Majors Program

Connect with our community

View Alumni

Highlighted

Fellowship

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.

Read more

Scholarship

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.

Read more

Legacy

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.

Read more