Alumni (Scholar)

Ruth Ann Vleugels

Ann Vernon and Gilbert J. Sullivan Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2000
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
B.A. University of Virginia (2000)
M.D. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2004)
M.P.H. Harvard School of Public Health (2011)

Chi Omega; Club Volleyball, Most Valuable Player Award, WACVA All-Region Award, NIRSA 2nd Team All-American; Madison House, Big Sibling Program, director, Medical Services; Vital Signs newsletter, editor of production; SERVE, site leader; Inter-Sorority Council Judiciary Committee, counselor; Transfer Student Peer Advisor; U.Va. Medical School, biochemistry research; Gray-Carrington Memorial Scholarship Award; IMP Society; Omicron Delta Kappa; Raven Society; Echols/Rodman Committee, Echols liaison; Lawn resident; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar; Interdisciplinary Echols with Distinction

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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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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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