Alumni (Scholar)

Jen Cano

Stanley G. Mortimer III Jefferson Scholar
Mansfield, Connecticut
B.S. University of Virginia (2009)
M.S. University of California (2012)
Ph.D. University of California (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 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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