Foundation awards Jefferson and National Fellowships to a record 31 graduate students

June 10, 2020

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation has awarded Jefferson Fellowships to 24 graduate students at the University of Virginia, and National Fellowships to seven students at leading universities across the country, including U.Va.


David and Jane Walentas

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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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