Alumni (Scholar)

Rebekah Gardner

W. Harry Schwarzschild Jr. and Kathryn Schwarzschild Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1996)
M.D. University of Virginia (2002)


Cavalier Daily, associate news editor, senior writer; Alpha Phi Omega Coed Service Fraternity, pledge class co-chair; Hillel Society, Visions Leadership Fellow; Golden Key National Honor Society; Raven Society; Phi Alpha Theta; Virginia Press Association Award; Women’s Center; Outdoor Recreation Center, trip leader; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar; History Distinguished Majors Program

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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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