Alumni (Scholar)

Sumedha Deshmukh

Robin Ashley and Tracy Pendleton Morgan Jefferson Scholar
Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2017)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2017)
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Charlottesville Leadership Workshop, president, secretary, logistics chair; Sexual Violence Prevention Coalition (SVPC), external chair, major events chair; One Less, outreach chair; Take Back the Night, benefit committee chair; Graduate Teaching Assistant, Research Methods & Data Analysis, Economics of Public Policy; Innovations for Poverty Action, Research Assistant; Resident Advisor; UVA Di Shaan, dancer; Cavalier Daily, life columnist; Summer Orientation, leader; Sustained Dialogue; First Year Judiciary Council, vice chair; Pi Beta Phi; Madison House, ESOL volunteer, Cancer Center volunteer; University Guide Service; University Women's Forum; Jefferson Public Citizens, team leader; Center for Global Health, University Scholar; Aigrain Fund Grant Recipient; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List, All-University Teaching Award; Echols Scholar

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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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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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