Alumni (Scholar)

Sarah Rennich

James J. Griffitts, M.D. Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2015
Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee
B.S. University of Virginia (2015)
B.A. University of Virginia (2015)

Residence Life, first-year resident advisor; Smart Woman Securities, chief executive officer, chief development officer, healthcare investment analyst; College of Arts & Sciences Council, treasurer, first-year representative; Virginia Climbing Team, captain, treasurer; Student Council, Academic Affairs Committee; Echols Scholars Program Council; Women’s Leadership Development Program; Madison House, The Haven Day Shelter, volunteer; U.Va. Department of Economics, undergraduate teaching fellow; McIntire School of Commerce, teaching and research assistant; Joseph Miniotas Communication Scholar; Collegiate Climbing Series National Championships, 3rd place (2013) and 6th place (2015), women's bouldering; Lawn Resident; Raven Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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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