Alumni (Scholar)

Emmett Lynskey

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
B.A. University of Virginia (2002)
M.D. Georgetown University (2007)


University Crohn’s and Colitis Association, president; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Honor Committee, Honor Counsel, pre-trial coordinator; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Canterbury Student Fellowship; McIntire Investment Institute; John Jane Rehabilitation Center volunteer; Madison House, Big Sibling Program; First Year Honor Council; Club Tennis; Intermediate Honors; 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 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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