Alumni (Scholar)

Nora Neus

David C. Walentas Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2016
Hometown: Tenafly, New Jersey
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2016)

University of Virginia Language Week, co-founder; The University Women’s Forum, founder and president; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development, executive board, project leader; The Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, admissions ambassador; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Reformed University Fellowship; TEDxUVa, logistics and budgeting; Public Service Programming Board, appointed member; City of Charlottesville, Office of Budget and Performance Management, intern; The United States Congress, Office of Congressman Bill Pascrell Jr., intern; research assistant to Langbourne M. Williams, Professor of American History Elizabeth Varon; High School Leadership Workshop, instructor; Kenneth G. Elzinga Residential Scholar; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, intern; Anderson Cooper 360, CNN, intern; WVIR NBC29 News, on-camera reporter; Echols Scholar

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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 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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