Alumni (Scholar)

Dean de la Peña

Brenda and Robert Dolan Jefferson Scholar
Charlottesville, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)


University Judiciary Committee, Vice Chair for Sanctions, Arts & Sciences representative, Counselor, social committee co-chair, First Year judge; First Year Seminar facilitator; Second Year Council, Social Committee vice chair; Third Year Council, Social Committee, chair; Maupin House Council, president, computing advisor; University of Virginia Reunions volunteer; Undergraduate Research Network, The Oculus published article; DiAPAson; ITC Help Desk; Organization of Young Filipino Americans; Virginia Fencing Club; Wind Ensemble, assistant director; Jazz Ensemble, assistant director; Jazz Chamber Combo; Sparky’s Flaw band; Supermurgitroid Jazz Sextet; Asian Pacific American Leadership Training Institute; Asian Student Union, outreach chair; Peer Advising and Family Network, advisor; Omicron Delta Kappa; 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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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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