Alumni (Scholar)

Jen Scappettone

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
Syosset, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (1994)
M.A. University of California Berkeley (2003)
Ph.D. University of California Berkeley (2005)
Professional Sector:


Madison House, Big Sibling Program; University ofVirginia Magazine, Poetry; Virginia Literary Review, Poetry; The Declaration, Graphics/ Literary Staff, Associate Literary Editor, Literary Editor; University Journal, News/Photography Staff, Features; Rag and Bone Magazine, Poetry; Oculus, Poetry; Students for Environmental Action; “Women: What We Are and What We Can Be” Leadership Program, Participant; 1M-Recreation Department, Aerobics Instructor and Evaluator; Delta Zeta; Virginia Festival of American Film Volunteer; University Union, Arts Board, PK German, Ushers; Outing Club; Italian Club; Golden Key National Honor Society; Lawn Resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Modern Studies Distinguished Majors Program

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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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