Zaki Panjsheeri

Alexander J. Sloane Jefferson Scholar
Bristow, Virginia


UVA Club Taekwondo, treasurer; Students for Teachers, director; Department of Physics, researcher; Department of Mathematics, researcher; Persian Cultural Society; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, best serious literary presentation given by a provisionary member; Atlantic Collegiate Alliance of Taekwondo Tournament; first place, heavyweight sparring; Echols Scholar

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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 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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