Alumni (Scholar)

Spencer Allen

Thanksgiving Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Shelburne, Vermont
B.S. University of Virginia (2005)
J.D. University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2015)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


Virginia Men’s Crew, Rookie of the Year, 2002 Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Champion; Seminole Trail Volunteer Firefi ghter; Greater Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity intern; First Tuesday’s One in Four Resident Staff, resident advisor; Landers Analytic Chemistry Lab; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society; Lawn resident; Dean’s List; 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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David and Jane Walentas

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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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