Alumni (Scholar)

Jen Cano

Stanley G. Mortimer III Jefferson Scholar
Mansfield, Connecticut
B.S. University of Virginia (2009)
M.S. University of California Santa Barbara (2012)
Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara (2015)


Madison House, Abundant Life Ministries Program tutor · Sustained Dialogue · Young Women Leaders Program facilitator · Virginia Society for the Recruitment of Special Scholars · Cavalier Road Runners treasurer · Outdoors at U.Va. · Club Cross Country · Undergraduate Research Network, The Oculus, editor, publicity director · math tutor · College Science Scholar · David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award · Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship · Floyd Prize in Mathematics · Most Outstanding Undergraduate Physics Major Award · National Science Graduate Research Fellowship · Dean’s List · Echols Scholar

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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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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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