Alumni (Scholar)

Raynelle Grace

William A. Hobbs Jefferson Scholar
Hampton, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2003)
M.S. George Washington University (2005)
Cert. Georgetown University (2012)
M.B.A. University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business (2015)
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Delta Sigma Theta, president, Arts & Letters chair, pledge class treasurer; Boys and Girls Club, girls basketball coach, after school program volunteer; National Society of Black Engineers, “Member of the Year,” treasurer, first year representative; Resident Staff senior resident; Evaluations Committee educator; ENVISION Tutoring Program at Jackson-Via Elementary School; Black Student Alliance; University Guide Service; Virginia Society for Recruitment of Special Scholars; Office of African American Affairs, peer advisor; Black Fraternal Council; Rodman Council; Engineering School Bridge Program, Focus Award; U.Va. LEAD; Society of Women Engineers; 20th Century Women’s Club Scholar; Omicron Delta Kappa First Year Recognition; Raven Society First Year Recognition; Harambee High Honors Award; Lawn resident; Rodman Scholar

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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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