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

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