Alumni (Scholar)

Mackenzie Austin

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
Hermosa Beach, California
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)


University Judiciary Committee, chair, senior counselor, counselor; Virginia Mock Trial, vice president of administration, competitor; TEDxUVA, advertising chair; All American Mock Trial, witness; Cavs in the Classroom, classroom assistant; Student Council Arts Committee; WTJX (U.Va.'s student-run radio station), special programming director; ReMiX A Cappella; Research for the State Department on Transitional Justice Mechanisms; UVa Center for Global Health Research grant for Iniciativa, Guatemala; Institute for Practical Ethics and Public Life Fellowship; Sigma Alpha Lambda; Raven Society; 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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