Alumni (Scholar)

Megan Claire Routbort

Nancy and Neal O. Wade Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Bellaire, Texas
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)
M.S. University of Virginia (2019)


University Judiciary Committee, vice chair for trials, counselor, First Year Judiciary Committee vice chair; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, vice president, Probationary Committee chair; UVA Student Council, Sustainability Committee co-chair; HackCville, The Pioneer associate producer; Sustainability Advocates; Sustained Dialogue; Arts Mentors Program; Echols Council, Echols Ambassador; Connections Newsletter, student editor; Wild Virginia; Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, intern; Echols Scholar; Michael Wagenheim Scholarship; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Dean’s List; Intermediate Honors; Raven Society; Phi Beta Kappa

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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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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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