Alumni (Scholar)

Ani Patel

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Wilmington, Delaware
B.A. University of Virginia (1987)
M.A. Harvard University (1990)
Ph.D. Harvard University (1996)
Professional Sectors:


Albemarle Housing Improvement, Program Volunteer, Crew Leader; First Year Players, Brigadoon, Lead Role; University Journal, Staff; University Symphony; Indian Student Association; Virginia Players, Assistant Stage Manager, Bass Clarinetist; Alumni Association Teaching Excellence Awards, Nominating Committee; Research in Molecular Biology; Sigma Alpha Mu, House Manager; CHIP, Program Director; Monroe Hill Residential College; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society; Intermediate Honors; Echols Scholar; Dean's List

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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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