Alumni (Scholar)

Romesh Wijesooriya

Reginald S. and Julia W. Fleet Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1999
Hometown: n/a, Georgia
B.A. University of Virginia (1999)
M.D. University of Virginia (2004)
Other (Graduate) American Board of Obesity Medicine - Diplomate (2015)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services

First Year House Council; First Year Seminar; Club Soccer; Madison House, Hope House Program; Varsity Soccer; Chi Phi; Fraternity-Sorority Christian Fellowship; First Year Fellowship, Bible study leader; FCA Bible Study; Christian Fellowship Council, co-founder; Discipleship Training, co-founder; Tuesday Night Fellowship; Alternative Spring Break, trip co-organizer; IMP Society; Raven Society, banquet coordinator; Class of 1999 Trustee; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Thirteen Society; Omicron Delta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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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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