Alumni (Scholar)

Trent Chinnaswamy

George Lewis Jefferson Scholar
Dedham, Massachusetts
B.A. University of Virginia (2020)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2020)


Batten Graduate Council, president; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Housing and Residence Life, First Year Council; University Guide Service; Sustained Dialogue; First Year 5K, Planning Committee; INST1605: History of Mr. Jefferson's University, course facilitator; Echols Scholar; Thirteen Society

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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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