Scholars

Attiya Latif

Class 2018
Hometown Hagerstown, Maryland

Virginia Poetry Guild, president and founder; Minority Rights Coalition, chair, Outreach Committee; World Hijab Day at UVA, founder and chair; Honor Committee, support officer pool, CRDAC Committee, Outreach Committee; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, History Committee, High School Debate Committee, lead historian, Best Provisional Literary Presentation, Non-Original Literary Competition winner; Flux Poetry and Spoken Word, Executive Board, Slam Team; Third Year Council, Outreach Committee; UV.a. Center For Politics, intern; Cavalier Daily, staff writer; Muslim Students Association, vigil organizer, WHD organizer; U.Va. Inaugaral P.U.L.S.E. Retreat, P.U.L.S.E. Executive Board, PR and marketing director; Take Back the Night, arts chair; ACC Leadership Conference, delegate; Green Dot; Huffington Post, blog writer; WTJU, soundboard, host, producer; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Middle Eastern Leadership Council, ambassador; UVA IDEA Fund, intern; TEDx Student Speaker Competition, student speaker; TEDxUVA convention, speaker; National Residence Hall Honorary Society Member; Honor, Outstanding Community Liaison Award; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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Scholarship

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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Fellowship

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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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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