Alumni (Scholar)

Rachel Dada

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
B.A. University of Virginia (2005)
M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2010)


Madison House, Children’s Health Museum Program, Surgical Supply Program director; Resident Staff, resident assistant, Head Resident, Brown College; Student Council, Elections Committee; Blue Notes secretary; Virginia Ambassadors; Belly Dancing Club; Helms Theater, Waking Moment cast WHOO TV, Odacova Island cast WUVA radio personality; Sustained Dialogue; U.Va. Orientation leader; Adventist Christian Fellowship secretary; Cauthen House Council vice president; Felder Pathology Lab researcher; CS200 teaching assistant; Offi ce of African-American Affairs peer advisor; Offi ce of African-American Affairs’ Longevity of Excellence Award; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; 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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