$3M Gift Powers New Scholarships for Military Students at UVA Darden
The $3 million gift from Thomas R. Watjen (MBA ’81) and Nanette Watjen, matched with an additional $1.5 million from the UVA Bicentennial Scholarship Fund, will create the $4.5 million Edward A. Watjen Bicentennial Scholarship Fund. This new fund will be incorporated with an existing military scholarship fund established by Watjen several years ago, the Edward A. Watjen Military Fellowship Fund, for a total impact of nearly $6 million.
A Transformational Gift — $100 Million to Benefit First-Generation Students
Jefferson Scholars Foundation announces $100 million gift from David Walentas, the largest gift in University of Virginia history devoted entirely to the endowment of scholarships, fellowships and professorships
$100 Million Gift to Benefit First-Generation Students at University of Virginia
New scholarship program aimed at attracting the most talented first-generation students to the University of Virginia will be established as part of a $100 million gift to the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.