Jefferson Scholars Foundation Office
112 Clarke Court
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903



Brian Balogh, Director of National Fellowship Program

Katie Cowen (Col ’84), Associate Director of Program Operations

Sarah Elaine Hart (Col ’10), Director of Walentas Scholars Program

Kelli Krawczyk, Program Coordinator

Grace Remer, Program Coordinator

Ben Skipper (Col ’03), Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs

Linda Winecoff (Arch ’92), Enrichment Coordinator


Linda Armentrout, Senior Executive Administrative Assistant of Development

Pat Ingram (Col ’86), Director of Development

Kevin Murray, Director of Gift Planning

Christine Patrick (Col ’92), Associate Director of Development

Peter Schmidt (Col ’70, GSBA ’74), Major Gifts Officer


Mike Lutz, Director of Finance

Robbyn Callahan (Com ’99, Com ’00), Associate Director of Finance

Karen Tapscott, Financial Assistant


Jeff Bialy, IT Operations Administrator

Teri Brandon, Operations and Facility Manager

Lew Burrus (Com ’13), Director of Technology

Joyce Carman (Col ’01), Director of Communications

Helen Dwyer (Com ’92), Director of Business Planning and Operations

Jimmy Wright, President



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

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

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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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