Meagan O'Rourke

Richard S. Cross Jefferson Scholar
Devon, Pennsylvania


Cavalier Daily, reporter; Virginia Women's Chorus, fundraising chair; WXTJ Student Radio, host; Department of Politics, research assistant; Volunteers with International Students, Staff, and Scholars, classroom volunteer; 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 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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