Alumni (Scholar)

Rachel Carr

University of Virginia Club of Washington - Thomas B. Worsley Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2009
Hometown: Poolesville, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2009)
M.S. Columbia University (2010)
Ph.D. Columbia University (2015)

First Year Council, First Year Concerns Committee · Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, vice president, historian, reporter · Washington and Jefferson Societies Ethics Debate winner · Fortnightly Literary Magazine, editorial board · student host for Richard Dawkins · Hoos Against Single Sanction, president, vice president, speaking list compiler · Monroe Society · Leadership Breakfast · The World’s Fair website, guest contributor · College Science Scholar · Virginia Press Association Award, 2nd place for column writing · Lawn Resident · Intermediate Honors · Dean’s List · 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 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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