Three Fellows among recipients of this year’s Graduate Teaching Awards

June 1, 2020

The University recently announced the winners of this year’s Graduate Teaching Awards. Nominated by departments and selected by a faculty committee, recipients of this University-wide award share a commitment to contributing to U.Va.’s mission of ensuring that undergraduates become scholars and engaged citizens. Three of this year’s15 recipients are Jefferson Fellows.  



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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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