Alumni (Scholar)

Sarah Curtis-Fawley

Richard S. Cross Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1999
Hometown: Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
B.A. University of Virginia (1999)

Virginia Literary Review; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, best probationary speech; Sexual Assault Facts and Education, secretary, president; Sexual Assault Resource Agency volunteer, Advisory Committee, board of directors; National Student Conference on Campus Sexual Violence, committee chair; University Committee on Sexual Assault and Judicial Review; Women's Center, publicity; National Organization of Women; University Task Force on Alcohol; Student Legal Services intern; Charlottesville Department of Community Development, intern; The Declaration; Student Labor Action Committee; Cale Elementary School “Partners for Progress” Program volunteer; Phi Eta Sigma First Year Honor Society; Z Society First Year Recognition; Robert Kent Gooch Scholarship; Resident Staff, co-chair; Raven Society, Raven Scholarship; Helping Hand Scholarship; Thirteen Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar, liaison; Women's Studies/Psychology with Distinction

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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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