2021
Scholar

Shefalika Prasad

Ralph C. Wilson Jefferson Scholar
East Amherst, New York

Activities:

UVA Student Council, vice president for organizations, CIO Consultants Committee chair, CIO Consultants Committee member, Academic Affairs Committee; LabShorts, president; Virginia Filmmakers, board member; Madison House, medical services volunteer; Racquetball Club; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Echols Scholar

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Scholarship

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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Legacy

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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