U.Va. features two Jefferson Fellows who share a passion for the sciences

November 4, 2016

Allison Matthews, the Olive B. and Franklin C. Mac Krell Jefferson Fellow, is pursuing a doctorate in Astronomy. Stephanie Roe, the Paul T. Jones II Jefferson Fellow, is pursuing a doctorate in Environmental Sciences. Both share the same passion for research and study in what are typically male-dominated fields and both were recently featured by the University. Read about their work here.  



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 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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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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