Alumni (Scholar)

Garrison McCray

Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar
Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)


Charlottesville Free Clinic, interpreter, screener ; UVA Pay For Success Lab, Childhood Asthma fellow; Honor Committee, support officer; Virginia Cheerleading; Madison House, Latin American Migrant Aid, tutor; FairED Club; Beta Theta Pi; Echols Scholar; Harambee II Award

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David and Jane Walentas

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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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