Alumni (Scholar)

Parisa Sadeghi

Joseph R. Daniel Jefferson Scholar
Alexandria, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2016)
Professional Sector:


Charlottesville Debate League, founder and president; Department of Economics teaching fellow; Minority Rights Coalition, chair; Class of 2016, vice president, 2014-15; Student Council Legislative Affairs Committee, co-chair; Miller Center Undergraduate Research Fellow; Second Year Council, Dinner Series Committee, co-chair; First Year Council, Academic and Career Development Committee, co-chair; Institute for World Languages, student representative; Honor Committee, counsel; TEDxUVA, sponsorship committee; University Guide Service; Balz-Dobie Association Council;  University Democrats, first year liaison; University Judiciary Committee, educator; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Jefferson Public Citizens Award; Fulbright Scholar; Duncan Clark Hyde Academic Achievement Award in Economics; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Raven Society; 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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