Alumni (Scholar)

Jake Blank

Paul Tudor Jones II Jefferson Scholar
Boulder, Colorado
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2019)


Cavalier Daily, senior sports editor, sports columnist; TEDxUVA, Sponsorship Committee chair; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development, project director, treasurer, project leader; FairED Club, president, tutor; Net Impact, board fellow; Responsible Investment Group, Sustainability Team; HackCVille, Wireframe; Phi Delta Theta; Echols Scholar; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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