Alumni (Scholar)

Abraham Axler

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
New York, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2017)


Student Council, president, CLAS representative, Representative Body chair; President of the Class of 2017; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Appropriations Committee; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Law Enforcement Review Panel; Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant; Intermediate Honors; Lawn Resident; Raven Society; Marshall Scholar; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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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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