Alumni (Scholar)

Cassandra Grello

Joan and Philip B. Pool Jr. Family Jefferson Scholar
Melville, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2020)


AcHOOstics A Cappella, president, philanthropy chair; Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad, emergency medical technician; Happy Kids Healthy Kids, co-president; Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, vice president; First Response Club, event coordinator; Honor Committee; Rotaract Club; Independent Research, Mother's Postpartum Concerns; UVA Medical School, thesis research on Glioblastoma; UVA Guatemala Initiative, research on electronic medical records; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Center for Global Health University Scholar Award

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David and Jane Walentas

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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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