The Foundation has announced the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2021

May 18, 2017

Thirty-six high school seniors from 21 states and 1 foreign country will commence their studies at the University this fall as the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2021. Read the announcement in UVA Today here.



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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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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