Akshay Pulavarty

Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2020
Hometown: Beaverton, Oregon


Kipnis Lab, research assistant; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Debate and Oratory Committee; Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, vice president of recruiting; Madison House, Infusion Center; Echols Council, treasurer, Academic and Professional Development chair; Unsung People, vice president; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Indian Student Association; Oregon National Primate Research Center; Echols Scholar

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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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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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