Alumni (Scholar)

Meg Basu

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
Houston, Texas
B.S. University of Virginia (1997)
B.A. University of Virginia (1997)
M.D. Baylor College of Medicine (2002)
Professional Sectors:
Healthcare Services
Law/Legal Services


Varsity Track and Field; U.Va. Athletic Honor Roll; Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll; U.S. Women's Bobsled Team member, 7th in World Cup Standing for Bobsled; Student Athlete Mentor Program; First Year Seminar facilitator; Madison House, Boosters Program; Biochemistry teaching assistant; Golden Key National Honor Society; Raven Society; Lawn resident; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Physics with Distinction

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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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