Join the Foundation

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is committed to building a cohesive team of talented, mission-driven individuals who are eager to work together towards a common cause. The Foundation seeks qualified applicants for the following position(s): 

Programs Team

Brian Balogh, Director of National Fellowship Program

Katie Cowen (Col ’84), Associate Director of Program Operations

Sarah Elaine Hart (Col ’10), Director of Walentas Scholars Program

Kelli Krawczyk, Program Coordinator

Grace Remer, Program Coordinator

Ben Skipper (Col ’03), Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

Linda Winecoff (Arch ’92), Enrichment Coordinator

Development Team

Julia Bolger (Col ’15), Executive and Database Assistant

Pat Ingram (Col ’86), Director of Development

Kevin Murray, Director of Gift Planning

Christine Patrick (Col ’92), Associate Director of Development

Peter Schmidt (Col ’70, GSBA ’74), Major Gifts Officer

Finance Team

Mike Lutz, Director of Finance

Robbyn Callahan (Com ’99, Com ’00), Associate Director of Finance

Karen Tapscott, Financial Assistant

Operations Team

Jeff Bialy, IT Operations Administrator

Teri Brandon, Operations and Facility Manager

Lew Burrus (Com ’13), Director of Technology

Joyce Carman (Col ’01), Director of Communications

Helen Dwyer (Com ’92), Director of Business Planning and Operations

Jimmy Wright, President


Jefferson Scholars Foundation Office
112 Clarke Court
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903



The Foundation supports world-class graduate students through Jefferson Fellowships and National Fellowships.

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The Jefferson Scholarship and the Walentas Scholarship are the premier undergraduate scholarships at the University of Virginia.

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