Alumni (Scholar)

Meg Hession

George Lewis Jefferson Scholar
Needham, Massachusetts
B.S. University of Virginia (2004)
M.D. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2011)


Webb House Council liaison; Madison House, Medical Services Program director; Levy Neural Networks Lab research assistant; Women’s Club Lacrosse; Corks & Curls senior photography editor; University Programs Council, PK German Committee; Pi Beta Phi; Middle school girls’ lacrosse coach; Z Society First Year Recognition; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society, University-wide nominations chair, CLAS nominations chair; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; 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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