Emily Kruse

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
Ridgeland, Mississippi


Chi Omega Fraternity, philanthropy committee; Virginia Riding Team, publicity chair; Health Education for Reproductive Advancement Initiative; Rangeland Ecology & Educational Outreach, researcher; Sisseton, lead member; PB&J Fund, volunteer; Abundant Life, tutor; Reformed University Fellowship; ULink, advisor; ETB Consulting, intern; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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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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