Alumni (Scholar)

Carrie Filipetti

Cochran Family Jefferson Scholar
West Nyack, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2011)


Hoos for Israel, president, AIPAC communications coordinator, vice president of advocacy; Student Council, Diversity Initiatives Committee co-chair; Madison House, Habitat for Humanity/AHIP program director; The Advocate; Hillel Jewish Student Organization; Children of Abraham Institute for Scriptural Reasoning; Rutherford Institute intern; ArgHOOers Debate Organization, secretary; Federalist Society; Jewish Leadership Council, board member; Gadfly Online, editorial intern; The Oculus undergraduate research journal, published author; Astronomy Society, secretary; Raven Society; Raven Society First Year Recognition; 2011 Levin Family Award in Jewish Studies; Dean’s List; Echols 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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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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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