Jefferson Fellowship

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Established in 2001, the Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship offered by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation and the University of Virginia seeks to identify Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates who demonstrate outstanding achievement and the highest promise as scholars, teachers, public servants, and business leaders in the United States and beyond. Jefferson Fellows further the quality of education, intellectual life, and mission of the University.

The Jefferson Fellowship covers the cost of attending the University, provides Fellows with a space to engage in research and collaborative conversations, and offers a variety of professional development and enrichment opportunities.


Selection Criteria: Competitive nominees must exhibit exceptional ability and potential in scholarship and leadership. Candidates must demonstrate an interest in sharing their talents with a broad audience.


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Terms of the Fellowship:

A living stipend. Research funds. Full tuition remittance. Health insurance.

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