Scholar

Taylor Portland

Richard M. Berkeley Family Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2019
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Activities

Honor Committee, support officer; Pancakes for Parkinson's, logistics co-chair, Outreach Committee; TEDxUVA, Logistics Committee; UVA Children's Hospital Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic, shadow; St. Francis Hospital, operating room intern; Kappa Kappa Gamma, treasurer, Chapter Council member; Echols Scholar; Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society; Kenneth G. Elzinga Scholarship for Academic Excellence

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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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Scholarship

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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Fellowship

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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