Alumni (Scholar)

Yogi Surendranath

Frank and Ann Hereford Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2006
Hometown: Kent, Ohio
B.S. University of Virginia (2006)
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011)

Madison House, Medical Services Program; Undergraduate Research Network, chair, Outreach Committee, workshops director; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, Best Provisional Debate; Virginia Classic Debate Tournament, director, policy director; Amnesty International; American Medical Students Association; Biophysics research in protein crystallography, Derewenda Lab; Chemistry research in Harman Lab; American Crystallographic Association, 2004 national conference presenter; U.Va. Undergraduate Research Symposium, 2004 oral presenter; American Chemical Society Conference, 2004 presenter; 2004 National Institutes of Health Protein Structure Initiative, co-author of posters presented; U.Va. Medical School, Student Research Internship; Indian Students Association; William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition; Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Award; American Chemical Society; Virginia Section Award; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Awards; Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship; Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Finalist; Raven Society; Dean’s List

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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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