Alumni (Scholar)

Rob Atkinson

Studie and Zach Young Jefferson Scholar
Sandy Springs, Georgia
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
M.B.A. Harvard University (2016)


Honor Committee, Vice Chair for Education, College of Arts and Sciences representative, Counsel, Pre-Trial coordinator; Leadership Consultants, team leader; Days on the Lawn; Students for the Preservation of Honor, group leader; Mentoring and International eXchange Program mentor; University Unity Project, chair; Eastern North Carolina Teach for America pen pal; St. Elmo Hall; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Lawn Resident; Echols 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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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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