Alumni (Scholar)

Emma Westerhof

Douglas M. and Peggy Shomo Joyner Family Jefferson Scholar
Arlington, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2020)


Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars, media, outreach, and recruitment intern, ESLA instructor; University Judiciary Committee, First Year Judiciary Committee vice chair; The Multicultural Student Center, social media & marketing intern; Cavalier Daily, copy editor; Casa Bolivar, Circulo Literario Committee co-chair, resident; ESL 911 - Classroom Communication: Teaching & Preparing for the Job Market, classroom moderator; Spanish Tutor; Virginia Organizing, intern; Legal Aid Justice Center's Virginia Justice Project for Farm & Immigrant Workers, intern; Virginia Student Environment Coalition; Echols Scholar; Raven Society

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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 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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