Alumni (Scholar)

Meghan O'Leary

Hilliard Family Jefferson Scholar
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
M.Ed. University of Virginia (2008)
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Varsity volleyball; Varsity softball; Student Athlete Mentor; Student Athlete Advisory Council; Athletes In Action; Sports Illustrated On Campus, consultant, communication chair; Cavalier Sports Weekly TV show host; Special Olympics volunteer; KARE (Katrina Aid and Relief Effort); Sustained Dialogue; Class of 2007 Trustee; Cavalier Daily, Life section senior writer; WHOO-TV, events staff; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Playing for Peace executive board, tournament logistics chair, president; Academic All-ACC Team, ACC Academic Honor Roll; Student Athlete Award; Jettie Hill Memorial Award; ACC Top VI Award; National Youth Leadership Forum Operations Team; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society; Dean’s List

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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 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 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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