Twenty-eight exceptional graduate students selected to receive Jefferson and National Fellowships

May 17, 2018

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is pleased to announced that it has awarded Jefferson Fellowships to 21 graduate students at the University of Virginia and National Fellowships to seven students at leading universities across the country, including UVA. All 28 students were selected based on their exceptional scholastic achievement and their commitment to becoming outstanding teachers, researchers, public servants or business leaders.

To read the announcement in UVA Today, click here.



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