Eileen Ying

Martin A. Purcell Family Jefferson Scholar
Clarksville, Maryland


ReinventED Lab, Education Forum co-founder, lead facilitator, idea development team; Virginia Review of Politics, managing editor, chief-of-staff; Minority Rights Coalition, chair, vice chair of advocacy; UVa Young Democratic Socialists, chair; Q* Anthology of Queer Culture, executive editor of copy; History of Asian American Activism, course instructor; Department of Politics, research assistant; Honor Committee; Chamber Ensemble; U.Va. for Tom Perriello, volunteer; Charlottesville DSA, Steering Committee; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Michael Wagenheim Scholarship; Lawn Resident; Raven Society

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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 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 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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