The Foundation has announced the Jefferson Scholars Class of 2024

May 15, 2020

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation is pleased to announce that 32 high school seniors were selected to receive Jefferson Scholarships and will commence their studies at the University this fall as the Class of 2024.



David and Jane Walentas

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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 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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