Alumni (Scholar)

Lydia Cuffman

L. David Horner III and S.W. Heischman Jefferson Scholar
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
M.A. University of North Carolina (2010)
M.A. Stanford University (2011)
Professional Sector:


Honor Committee, Counsel; Second Year Council; Maupin House Council vice president; University Guide Service, outreach co-chair; Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team, chair, outreach chair; University Alcohol Advisory Committee; Chi Omega, pledge class community service chair, philanthropy co-chair; Colonnade Ball Committee; Restoration Ball Committee; Rotunda Guard; EXPLORATION Summer Program Faculty; Days on the Lawn; Hoos Sober listserv moderator; BACCHUS Network Outstanding Student Leader Award; Lawn Resident; Dean’s List

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David and Jane Walentas

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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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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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