Alumni (Scholar)

Andrew van der Vaart

Frank W. Hulse IV Jefferson Scholar
Raleigh, North Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2009)
Professional Sector:


The Declaration, associate editor, production manager · Virginia Literary Review, co-editor, production manager, staff · Phi Delta Theta · Haidt Psychology Lab research assistant · Cognitive Science Society, co-president · Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society · Dean’s List · Echols Scholar

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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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