Alumni (Scholar)

Jason Koontz

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Knoxville, Tennessee
B.S. University of Virginia (1993)
M.D. Harvard (2002)
Ph.D. Harvard (2002)


University Wind Ensemble, University Brass Ensemble; Virginia Math Team; Madison House, Medical Services Volunteer, Tutoring; Camerata Rotunda; Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Program; Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship; Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Hugh Miller Spencer Scholarship Prize in Chemistry; Echols Scholar; Chemistry Distinguished Majors Program with Distinction

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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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