Scholars

Sumedha Deshmukh

Class 2017
Hometown Virginia Beach, Virginia

First Year Judiciary Council, vice chair; Charlottesville Leadership Workshop, president, secretary, logistics chair; Sexual Violence Prevention Coalition (SVPC), external chair, major events chair; One Less, outreach chair; Take Back the Night, benefit committee chair; Resident Advisor; UVA Di Shaan, dancer; Cavalier Daily, life columnist; Summer Orientation, leader; Sustained Dialogue; Pi Beta Phi; Madison House, ESOL volunteer, Cancer Center volunteer; University Guide Service; University Women’s Forum; Jefferson Public Citizens, team leader; Center for Global Health, University Scholar; Aigrain Fund Grant Recipient; Intermediate Honors; 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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