Alumni (Scholar)

Daniel Ajootian

Rhode Island Jefferson Scholar
Providence, Rhode Island
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)
Professional Sectors:


The English Students Association, president, head of communications; Seriatim Journal of American Politics, editor-in-chief, staff editor, design editor; The Oculus Journal of Undergraduate Research, staff editor; HackCville, The Pioneer, associate producer; Corcoran Department of History, research assistant; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Probationary Committee, Pen & Ink Committee chair, Historical Committee illuminator; Minority Rights Coalition, UP moderator, Advocacy Committee, Outreach Committee; Miller Center, Student Leaders Program; Classics Club; Armenian Students' Association; Shakespeare on the Lawn; Sustained Dialogue; Echols Scholar; Double Hoo Research Grant; Harrison Bush Award; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Ingrassia Family Research Grant; Michael Wagenheim Scholarship; Undergraduate Research Network Symposium, second place; Dean's List; Raven Society; Lawn resident

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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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