Alumni (Scholar)

Ian Czekala

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
Rocky Point, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
B.S. University of Virginia (2010)
M.A. Harvard University (2012)
Ph.D. Harvard University (2016)


Madison House, Community Bikes; Catholic Student Ministry; Rodman Scholars Council, past president and alumni relations chair, president, academic chair; Rodman student advisor; Dark Skies, Bright Kids; The Spectra Engineering and Applied Science Undergraduate Research Journal, editor; American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, president, treasurer; U.Va. Engineering, contributor; RodChat, writer; Engineering Open House volunteer; Virginia Men's Crew; Outdoors at U.Va.; Sigma Gamma Tau, vice president, secretary; Raven-ODK First Year Award; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award; American Astronomical Society Chambliss Student Achievement Poster Award; Omicron Delta Kappa; Aerospace Engineering Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi; Raven Society; Dean's List; Rodman Scholar

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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 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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