Alumni (Scholar)

Nina Blain

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Salisbury, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2003)
M.Ed. Harvard Graduate School of Education (2012)
Professional Sectors:


First Year Fellowship; Madison House, Tutoring Program, EXCEL program; Mendenhall, Mississippi service trip; First Year Seminar; Student Council, Admissions Committee, high school visit volunteer, phone hour volunteer; Virginia Ambassadors executive board member; “Gaining Understanding Through Solidarity” Mentoring Program; I Have a Dream Foundation, Mentoring Program; Make-a-Wish Foundation of Central and Western Virginia, Wish Granter volunteer; Friends Helping Friends; Chi Omega, house tours, decorations co-chair; Fraternity/Sorority Fellowship; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Women’s Club Ice Hockey, co-founder, vice president, co-captain; Varsity Baseball student manager; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List

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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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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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