Vilas Annavarapu

Frank Batten Jefferson Scholar
Newark, Delaware


Housing and Residence Life, senior resident, resident advisor; Asian Leaders Council, chair; Minority Rights Coalition, Board; Indian Student Association, outreach chair; HooRaas; UVA Student Council, Safety and Wellness Committee; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; The Wilson Journal of International Affairs, managing editor, program director; Voices Podcast, director; Legal Aid Justice Center, research assistant; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Honor 150 Award; Lawn resident

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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 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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