Alumni (Scholar)

Kadeem Cooper

Hilliard Family Jefferson Scholar
Brooklyn, New York
B.A. University of Virginia (2010)


First Year Players, Damn Yankees assistant director; Once Upon a Mattress cast member; Third Year Council, vice president; Second Year Council, vice president; Resident Staff, Resident Advisor; University Guide Service; Alternative Spring Break, New Orleans, China; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Raven-ODK First Year Award; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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