Alumni (Scholar)

Tara Pate

William H.P. Young Jefferson Scholar
Edison, New Jersey
B.A. University of Virginia (1998)
J.D. Harvard (2001)


Black Student Alliance; Black Voices; Madison House, Day Care Program, Big Sibling Program; Club Field Hockey; Mahogany Dance Troupe; Dean's List; Academic Achievement Award, Office of African-American Affairs; Charlottesville/Albemarle Legal Aid Society intern; Albemarle County Victim/Witness Assistance .Program intern; 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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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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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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