Jefferson Scholars help address real-world problems

Four of the five student groups that received research funds from U.Va. are backed by Jefferson Scholars

August 13, 2020

The University recently awarded research grants to five groups of students who are using their academic skills to solve real-world problems, domestically and internationally. Vani Agarwal (JS ’23), Rosalie Daval (JS ’23), Emily Kruse (JS ’22), Rawan Osman (JS ’22), and Nabeel Raza (JS ’23) are among the recipients.  

2023
Scholar

Vani Agarwal

KBR Foundation Jefferson Scholar
2023
Scholar

Rosalie Daval

C. Austin Buck Family Jefferson Scholar
2022
Scholar

Emily Kruse

William G. Pannill Jefferson Scholar
2022
Scholar

Rawan Osman

Mamie and Louis A. Sarkes, Jr. Family Scholar
2023
Scholar

Nabeel Raza

Warren W. Hobbie Jefferson Scholar

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David and Jane Walentas

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

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Legacy

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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Fellowships

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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