Alumni (Scholar)

Claire Councill

Paul B. Barringer Family Jefferson Scholar
High Point, North Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2017)
M.S. University of Virginia (2017)
Professional Sector:


U.Va. Fralin Museum of Art, Student Advisory Board vice president and student docent; Kappa Kappa Gamma, chapter president; Greens to Grounds, co-founder and Jefferson Trust grant recipient; Jefferson Public Citizens Grant to Kigali, Rwanda; Second Street Gallery, operations and outreach team; published in The Oculus undergraduate research journal; VISAS English Language Program, tutor; TEDxUVA, logistics committee member; Madison House volunteer; Cavalier Daily, business staff; Mary and Elliot Wood Foundation Scholarship; 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 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 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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