The Foundation has announced the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2022

May 10, 2018

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is pleased to announce that 36 high school seniors will commence their studies at the University this fall as the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2022.

The Foundation, which is the largest organization dedicated to merit scholarships and programming at any public institution in the country, will cover the full cost of attending U.Va. for four years of study for a total of 139 Jefferson Scholars next year.

Learn who was selected to join the incoming class here.


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