Parisa Sadeghi, JS '16, makes a mark on both the University and Charlottesville communities

April 27, 2016

Fourth Year Jefferson Scholar, Parisa Sadeghi, is featured in UVA Today as an outstanding member of this year’s graduating class. Read about her exceptional leadership over the last four years and why she was inspired to bring the art of debate to local middle and high schools here


Parisa Sadeghi

Joseph R. Daniel Jefferson Scholar



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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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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