Alumni (Scholar)

Sarah Touse

The Westend Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Chattanooga, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2011)


Honor Committee counsel, investigations coordinator; Arts & Sciences Council, Strategic Initiatives chair, Academic Affairs chair and ombudsman, First Year Committee chair; University Judiciary Committee, senior counselor, counsel; Majors Advising Program, advisor; VISAS English as a Second Language assistant; Madison House, Boosters Program; Girl Scout Troop 444 leader; Webb House Council; First Year Council; Third Year Council; Sustained Dialogue; Economics Outstanding Major Award; Duncan Clark Hyde Award for Academic Achievement in Economics; Kenneth G. Elzinga Scholarship for Academic Excellence; Best Thesis in Economics Award; Dean’s List; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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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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