Mackenzie Williams

Ann Vernon and Gilbert J. Sullivan Jefferson Scholar
Homewood, Alabama



The Cavalier Daily, focus reporter, news writer, copy editor; IRIS Magazine, author; Virginia Review of Politics, writer; Jefferson Journal, co-editor; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Pen and Ink Committee; The New Yorker, research intern; National Geographic, intern; Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, intern; Dept. of English, research assistant; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar; Lawn Resident


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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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