2023
Scholar

Autumn Routt

William Prescott Foster Jefferson Scholar

Activities:

Shakespeare on the Lawn, assistant stage manager, actor; Link Lab, researcher; Accessible Theatre Project, university outreach chair; Society of Women Engineers, middle school visitation volunteer; Days on the Lawn, panelist; Project Lead the Way Summit Kansas City, presenter; Astronomy Club; Virginia Alpine Ski and Snowboard Team; Rodman Scholar

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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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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Legacy

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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