Alumni (Scholar)

Matt Savarese

Joan and Philip B. Pool Jr. Family Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2012
Hometown: Rye, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2012)
Professional Sector:

U.Va. Office of New Student Programs, orientation leader; Madison House, soccer coach; Alternative Spring Break, fundraising chair, Smoky Mountains site leader, Honduras; Hullabahoos A Cappella, media manager; U.Va. Arts Board, marathon project chair; First Year Players, publicity chair, vocal director, Footloose cast member, Urinetown assistant director; Spectrum Theatre, I Love You Because co-director and actor; The Online Musical, co-founder, composer; Sorting Through: A New Musical, producer, composer; ACCIAC Fellows in Creativity and Innovation Award recipient; Dean’s List

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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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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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