Alumni (Scholar)

Austin Owen

Glenn Ireland II Jefferson Scholar
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
B.A. University of Virginia (2018)


Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, president, treasurer, Debate and Oratory Committee chair; Seriatim Journal of American Politics, managing editor, marketing and outreach editor; UVA Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee; Charlottesville Debate League; Echols Scholar; Dean's List

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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 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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