Matt Sonnenblick

Minor Family Jefferson Scholar
Manhattan Beach, California


Beta Gamma Sigma Commerce Honor Society, president; Alternative Investment Fund at McIntire, analyst; Community Honor Fund, vice president of finance, loan officer; University Judiciary Committee, McIntire representative; McIntire Admissions, undergraduate ambassador; McIntire Mentor; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development, project director, development chair, project leader; Peanuts and Crackerjacks, volunteer; Madison House, Cavs in the Classroom; Beta Theta Pi; Roundhouse Aquarium, volunteer of the month; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; California 66th Assembly District, Certificate of Recognition; Spanish Honor Society; Echols Scholar; Beta Theta Pi Men of Principle Scholarship; Raven Society

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David and Jane Walentas

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

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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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