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Olivier Weiss

The Honorable W.L. Lyons Brown Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Scarsdale, New York

Activities

Roosevelt Society, founder, president; Roosevelt Review, editor-in-chief; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Debate and Oratory Committee; Cavalier Daily, opinion columnist; Madison House, tutor; Global Inquirer, researcher; Fox and Hedgehog, staff writer; University Democrats; Miller Center Presidential Recordings Program, intern; Echols Scholar ; Moomaw Oratorical Contest, finalist; Joseph L. Bishop Award; Woodrow Wilson Journal Fall 2016 Essay Competition, first place; Smith-Simpson Debate on Foreign Policy, winner; Cavalier Daily, Staffer of the Month; Dean's List

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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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Fellowship

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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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