Alumni (Scholar)

Whitney Hawkins

Mary Tilman Corson Jefferson Scholar
Fort Defiance, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2010)
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Honor Committee Advisor; Second Year Council, Communications and Technology chair; Madison House, Adopt-a-Grandparent Program; TheCourseForum, Public Relations chair; Books Behind Bars U.Va. CIO co-founder; Charlottesville Area Envirothon Program, refugee mentor, advisor, judge; Alternative Spring Break, vice president, Southern California site leader, selections chair; Alpha Phi Omega, president, service vice president, Public Relations chair, Blue Ridge House mid-week leader; St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Public Relations chair; University Democrats; Monroe Society; Hoo Crew; Cavaliers Care Day; SERVE; Days on the Lawn; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Lawn Resident; Dean's List; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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