Alumni (Scholar)

Joleen Okun

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
Setauket, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2002)
J.D. Georgetown University (2006)
M.P.P. Georgetown University (2006)


Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Sigma Kappa, assistant treasurer, treasurer; Inter-Sorority Council Judiciary counselor; Best Buddies; First Year Seminar facilitator; House Council; Madison House, Daycare Program, Adopt-A-Grandparent Program; Buford Middle School ongoing obesity study, assistant; Center for Governmental Studies; Days on the Lawn; Student Council, Admissions Committee; Collegiate Mock Trial Team; Student Legal Services intern; Echols liaison; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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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