Neah Lekan

Jeffrey Rockwell Cudlip Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Irvine, California


ACC Network, play-by-play commentator; Virginia Mock Trial; Classics Club, ASC representative; Virginia Senior Classical League, parliamentarian; Virginia Film Festival, festival scholar; Echols Scholar

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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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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