Alumni (Scholar)

Katherine Klem

Albert Gray Horton II Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Louisville, Kentucky
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
M.P.P. Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government (2013)


Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee; Monroe Society; University Guide Service; Living Wage Campaign; Hoos for Hurricane Victims; Ignite, founder, national president; University Democrats communications coordinator; Cavs ’04 Kerry, dorm captains network chair; Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Public Policy and Leadership Conference; 2004 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program advisor; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; U.Va. Institute of Practical Ethics Summer Internship Award; Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship; 2005 and 2007 Vermonster Winning Teams, member; Echols Scholars Council; Z Society Recognition; Phi Beta Kappa; Lawn Resident; 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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