Alumni (Scholar)

James Nelson

Jeffrey Rockwell Cudlip Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Brookville, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
J.D. University of Virginia (2009)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


Madison House, Boys and Girls Club; Resident Staff, resident assistant; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Miller Center for Public Affairs, Presidential Oral History Program intern; University Guide Service; Undergraduate Research Network, The Oculus Public Relations director; Days on the Lawn volunteer; U.Va. Club Softball head coach; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Golden Key Honour Society; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols 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 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 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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