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.



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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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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