Alumni (Scholar)

Stephanie Whicker

Farish Family Jefferson Scholar
Brentwood, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2010)


Madison House, Tutoring Program; University Democrats, Communications Corps and Fundraising Committee; Monroe Society, vice president, Public Relations chair, secretary; Miller Center for Public Affairs, research assistant; PACEM, Hoos for Hunger and Homelessness; Alternative Spring Break, Chile, Service Learning Research Grant; Days on the Lawn; Kappa Delta, Standards Board and Hospitality chair; University Hall precinct captain; Hoos for Obama, vice president; Hoo Crew; Center for Politics Award for Civic Excellence; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Global Initiatives Symposium Taiwan grant recipient; Z Society Recognition; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Phi Beta Kappa; 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 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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