Alumni (Scholar)

Emily Pearce

Olsson Family Jefferson Scholar
Williamsburg, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2012)
B.S. University of Virginia (2012)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services


Madison House, Bridging the Gap, program director, Charlottesville Area Riding Therapy instructor-in-training, mentor; Alternative Spring Break, president (2011-2012), site leader chair (2010-2011), site leader (ASB Grand Canyon 2009-2012, AWB Big Bend 2012); ENC Teach for America pen pal; research assistant; Relay for Life; University Democrats; Western Albemarle Rescue Squad

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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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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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