Alumni (Scholar)

Sarah Tweedt

The Noland Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2008
Hometown: Hampton, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2008)
Ph.D. University of Maryland College Park (2017)

Women’s Novice Crew Team; University Programs Council, Tuttle Lounge Committee; The Declaration, associate editor, contributing staff member, writer; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; U.Va. Recycling conservation advocate, Maupin House; Lynch Pharmacology Lab research assistant; Seven Society Graduate Fellowship for Superb Teaching, Selection Committee coordinator, Undergraduate Fellowship coordinator; Brown College Governance, portal representative; Z Society Recognition; 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 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 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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