Alumni (Scholar)

Maurice Watkins

Reverend Calvin and Frances Blackwell Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1996
Hometown: Petersburg, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (1996)
M.B.A. Columbia Business School (2002)

Varsity Basketball Team; National Society of Black Engineers; First Year House Activities Committee; Student Athlete Mentor Program; Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll; Atlantic Coast Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year; IMP Society; Dean's List; Rodman Scholar

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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 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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