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 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 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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