Alumni (Scholar)

Sarah Leaman

John Paul Jones Jefferson Scholar
New York, New York
M.Ed. Columbia University Teachers College
B.A. University of Virginia (1992)
M.A. Hunter College City University of New York (1996)
Professional Sector:


Westminster Day Care Center Volunteer, Substitute Teacher; Hope House, Child Care Volunteer; Student Council Admissions Committee, Publicity Committee Alternate; Amnesty International, Publicity and Fund-Raising Coordinator; C.S. Lewis Society, Co-President; Student Coalition for Peace in the Middle East, Core Committee; Commonwealth Center for Literary and Cultural Change, Education Project Member; Feminists for Life, Undergraduate Coordinator; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Classics with Distinction

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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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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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