Alumni (Scholar)

Kaleigh Oleynik

Paul B. Barringer Family Jefferson Scholar
Greensboro, North Carolina
B.A. University of Virginia (2011)
Professional Sectors:


University Programs Council, PKG Concert Committee; Offscreen Film Club; Glass, Garden Literary Magazine, co-founder, editor, and public relations chair; Black Voices Gospel Choir; Students Taking Action Now in Darfur, Darfuri tutoring chair; Charlottesville Flash Mob; Outdoors Club; LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, outreach coordinator and translator; Museum of Modern Art nonprofit partner, intern; Towards a Better Latin America; Yes! Magazine, intern & writer; STAND 5k Run, planning committee and participant; intramural volleyball; Madison House, Migrant Aid Program; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; 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 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 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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