Alumni (Scholar)

Maura O'Keefe

John H. and Mary H. Owens Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2009
Hometown: Danvers, Massachusetts
B.A. University of Virginia (2009)
J.D. University of North Carolina (2014)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services

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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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