Alumni (Scholar)

Liz Thomas

Jefferson Scholars Alumni Scholar
Lakeville, Minnesota
B.A. University of Virginia (2015)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2015)
Professional Sectors:
Healthcare Services


Honor Educator, senior educator; Diversity Awareness Committee, co-chair; College Republicans, chairman, executive board secretary; Daughters of Isabella, founding member; College Republican Federation of Virginia, campaign manager, political director and state chairman; Zeta Tau Alpha, scholarship chair; U.Va. Center For Politics, intern; Market Wage Campaign; The Virginia Advocate, staff writer, blogger; Network of Enlightened Women, treasurer; U.Va. Clubs Student Ambassador; Monroe Society; Abundant Life Ministries, tutor; St. Thomas Aquinas Church, nursery volunteer; Days on the Lawn; Catholic Student Ministries; Lax Lite; intramural tennis; Honor Committee, Batten School Representative; Batten Council, member; College Republican National Committee, vice chair; EIKO Society, member; Lawn Resident; 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 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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