Alumni (Scholar)

Allison Abramson

Randolph P. Barton Family Jefferson Scholar
Charleston, South Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2004)
M.S. Georgetown University (2007)
Ph.D. Emory University (2015)
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Women’s Club Volleyball; Madison House, Athletics Head Program director, YMCA girls basketball coach; Bioethics Society, assistant director of administration; U.Va. Hospital, Digestive Health Center of Excellence volunteer; Reformed University Fellowship; Delta Delta Delta; Greek Woman of the Fall Semester; Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List

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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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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