Jefferson Scholars Foundation awards fellowships to 20 outstanding graduate students

May 24, 2017

The Foundation has announced the names of 20 graduate students selected to receive Jefferson and National Fellowships. Read the anouncement in UVA Today here.


David and Jane Walentas

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

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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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