Alumni (Scholar)

Donny Wade

Claude R. Davenport Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1995)
M.D. Medical College of Virginia (2001)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services


University Singers, Tenor Section Leader, At-large Representative, Representative Council, Business Manager; Madison House, Medical Services; First Year Judiciary Committee, Alternate; Phi Kappa Sigma; Phi Alpha Theta; Dean’s List

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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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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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