Alumni (Scholar)

Spencer Allen

Thanksgiving Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Shelburne, Vermont
B.S. University of Virginia (2005)
J.D. University of Denver (2015)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


Virginia Men’s Crew, Rookie of the Year, 2002 Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Champion; Seminole Trail Volunteer Firefi ghter; Greater Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity intern; First Tuesday’s One in Four Resident Staff, resident advisor; Landers Analytic Chemistry Lab; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society; Lawn resident; 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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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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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