Alumni (Scholar)

Kadeem Cooper

Hilliard Family Jefferson Scholar
Brooklyn, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)


First Year Players, Damn Yankees assistant director; Once Upon a Mattress cast member; Third Year Council, vice president; Second Year Council, vice president; Resident Staff, Resident Advisor; University Guide Service; Alternative Spring Break, New Orleans, China; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Phi Beta Kappa; 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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