2020
Scholar

Jack Wilkins

William A. McClung Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Activities:

Converge UVA, president; U.Va. for Tom Perriello, grounds director; University Judiciary Committee, counselor, First Year Judiciary Committee judge; Seriatim Journal of American Politics, editor-in-chief, managing editor; Cavalier Daily, opinion columnist, life columnist; Madison House, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Music Youth Mentoring; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Alternative Spring Break, site leader; UVA Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee; University Guide Service; Phi Delta Theta, president, vice-president; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Echols Scholar; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Jefferson Public Citizens Research Award; Inter-Fraternity Council Emerging Leader Award; Lawn Resident

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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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David and Jane Walentas

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Legacy

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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