Avantika Mehra

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Mumbai, India


Cavalier Daily, advertising manager, junior board member; The Oculus Journal of Undergraduate Research, senior editor; Computational Memory Lab, research assistant; Blockchain Research Lab, founding member; Hackers@UVA, head of finance; HackCville, startup-trips coordinator; Totem, intern; ULink: University Peer Advising Link, peer advisor; Shotokan Karate; Echols Scholar; Dean's List

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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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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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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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