Alumni (Scholar)

Stephanie Merhar

Class: 2000
Hometown: Wyoming, Ohio
B.A. University of Virginia (2000)
M.D. University of Pennsylvania (2005)
M.S. University of Cincinnati (2011)

Madison House, Daycare and Medical Services: Burn and Wound Newborn Intensive Care Unit; I Can We Can volunteer; Prism Coffeehouse, volunteer; National Organization for Women; Young Women Leadership and Development Program; Phi Mu; SERVE, site leader; Women's Leadership Development Conference; Cora Virginia; Acoustic Muse concert stage volunteer, performer (Trax, Sweet Briar Folk Festival); PK German; Center for Biological Timing, neurobiology independent research; Virginia Institute of Autism volunteer, intern, webmaster; Autism research; Z Society First Year Recognition; study abroad in Paris, France; Lawn resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; French/Cognitive Science with Distinction

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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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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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