Alumni (Scholar)

Lauren Ross

Roxanna and Ralph Joynes Jefferson Scholar
Norfolk, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
J.D. University of Texas (2013)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services


Honor Committee, College representative, Vice Chair for Investigations, Investigations coordinator, Honor Advisor, LASE 151 Ethics and the Honor System class facilitator; Dance Marathon, Entertainment Committee; Madison House, Boosters Program director; Resident Staff, resident assistant; College Campaign for Organ Donation, president, Programs director; Co-author of successful Americorps grant for College Guide Program; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Reformed University Fellowship; Leadership Breakfast; First Year Fellowship, small group leader; Raven Society Award; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; 13 Society; Raven Society; Dean’s List

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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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