Alumni (Scholar)

Laura McLaughlin

George G. Guthrie Jefferson Scholar
Watertown, Connecticut
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
M.P.H. University of Virginia (2011)


University Judiciary Committee, First Year judge, investigator; Students for Students International, Educational Resources; Madison House, Daycare Program director, Medical Services, Migrant Aid tutor, Boosters Program; Webb Dorm, Community Service coordinator; Unite for Sight volunteer, Ghana; Sigma Kappa; Virginia Women’s Chorus; Community-Based Research Grant; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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