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 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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