The Foundation announces the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2023

May 15, 2019

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is pleased to announce that a record 38 high school seniors will commence their studies at the University this fall as the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2023.

Recipients of the Jefferson Scholarship receive the full cost of attending U.Va. for four years of study, as well as a number of enrichment programs.




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

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