Senior Alexis Yeager has been awarded two full-tuition scholarships for the fall of 2021: The prestigious Jefferson Scholarship by the University of Virginia, and the esteemed Woodruff Debate Scholarship by Emory University.
From UVA Today:
The Jefferson Scholars Foundation has awarded Jefferson Scholarships to 32 high school seniors who will attend the University of Virginia this fall, the foundation announced today. The scholarships, which attract the most promising leaders, scholars, and citizens in the world to the University, provide full financial support for four years of study plus additional enrichment experiences.
Every year, the foundation coordinates a rigorous selection process for the prestigious scholarships, involving up to 1,000 volunteers across the globe who help review thousands of candidate nominations from 63 worldwide regions. In 2020, the foundation received more than 2,000 nominations.
One of the highlights of the selection process is the Jefferson Scholars Selection Weekend, held on Grounds in late March for finalists who meet faculty and selection committee members, take a UVA seminar, complete a final interview and learn more about life at UVA... Read More
The Woodruff Debate Scholarship is awarded in recognition of exceptional intellectual curiosity, creativity, leadership, and motivation to make a difference in the community.
Being selected as a Woodruff Debate Scholar is not only an acknowledgment of past accomplishments but also an investment in your future impact as a leader at Emory and in Atlanta and the wider world.
This scholarship provides full tuition, fees, room, and board for up to eight semesters of undergraduate study at Emory University.
Alexis Yeager was also featured in Zip Code Magazines 2021 March/April edition of 89128 Magazine. Click here to read the full article.