Alumni (Scholar)

Betty Staples

Middendorf Foundation - Nicholas G. Penniman III Jefferson Scholar
Severna Park, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (1994)
M.D. University of Maryland School of Medicine (1998)


Virginia Crew Team, Novice Team; Kappa Kappa Gamma, Fraternity Educator, ISC Judge; Madison House, Boosters Program, Tutoring, Medical Services, Big Sibling Program, Program Director; Aerobics Instructor; Study Abroad Program (in Medical Ethics) with Michigan State University; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; 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 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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