Alumni (Scholar)

Adele Shartzer

Frank Gardiner Wisner Jefferson Scholar
Greenville, South Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2003)
M.P.H. George Washington University (2005)
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (2013)
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Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra cellist; Jubilate Choir; Madison House, Holiday Sharing Program, Big Sibling Program director; Arts & Sciences Council; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Global Public Health Society, co-founder and president; Chi Omega, vice president, Rush Food Committee chair; First Year Fellowship; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship; Reformed University Fellowship; Student Council, Admissions Committee; New Student Center Committee; Covenant School 7th and 8th grade field hockey coach; Dance Marathon, vice chair, Entertainment, University Relations, and Morale Committees; Campaign for Dance, Programs chair; Order of Omega; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; 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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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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