Akshay Pulavarty

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
Beaverton, Oregon


Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, vice president of recruiting; Madison House, tutor, Infusion Center; Echols Council, treasurer, Academic and Professional Development chair; Unsung People, vice president; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Debate and Oratory Committee; Kipnis Lab, research assistant; Kucenas Lab, research assistant; Department of Public Health, research assistant; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Indian Student Association; Oregon National Primate Research Center undergraduate research fellow; Echols Scholar; Ram Family Center for Global Health Award; Raven Society; Dean's List; Intermediate Honors

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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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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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