Alumni (Scholar)

Gretchen Steidle

Stewart H. Brown Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Ashland, Oregon
B.A. University of Virginia (1996)
M.B.A. Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business (2001)
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First Year Council House representative; On-Target Leadership Conference; Delta Delta Delta, treasurer, vice president of finance; Virginia Rowing Association, Novice Team; Madison House, Big Sibling Program, program director; Virginia Sailing Association; Virginia Society for Recruitment of Special Scholars; International Relations Organization; 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 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 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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