Alumni (Scholar)

Jay Smethurst

Eli W. Tullis Jefferson Scholar
Woodberry Forest, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1996)


Sigma Phi, secretary, scholarship chairman; SAVE representative; Interracial Dramatics; Madison House, Tutoring Program, Migrant Aid Program; The Declaration, staff, associate literary editor; Blue Ridge Mountain Rescue Group; Student Assistant Mentor Program; U.Va. Lacrosse Team statistician; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; French Distinguished Majors Program

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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 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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