Avantika Mehra

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Mumbai, India


Women's Entrepreneurship at UVA, president, co-founder; Cavalier Daily, advertising manager, junior board member; The Oculus Journal of Undergraduate Research, senior editor; Computational Memory Lab, research assistant; Blockchain Research Lab, founding member; Hackers@UVA, head of finance; HackCville, startup-trips coordinator; Totem, intern; ULink: University Peer Advising Link, peer advisor; Shotokan Karate; Echols Scholar; Dean's List

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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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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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