Alumni (Scholar)

Sara Gahan

W.L. Lyons Brown Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Louisville, Kentucky
B.A. University of Virginia (2003)
M.A. Middlebury College (2008)


Honor System: Honor Committee, honor advisor; Resident Staff, resident advisor, evaluations educator; First Year Council secretary; Student Selection Committee for Assistant to Vice President of Student Affairs; Learning Needs and Evaluation Center volunteer; Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Executive Board, small group leader; Reformed University Fellowship; Mendenhall, Mississippi service trip; Chi Omega, pledge class president, assistant pledge educator, Campus Activities director; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Kelly O’Hara Memorial Scholarship; 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 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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