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Welcome to the Office of Citizen Scholar Development, the fellowships office of the University of Virginia. We support current students (undergraduate, graduate, professional) and alumni. Our website, and this space in particular, will develop more over the course of the year, but in the meantime, make sure to take advantage of the Fellowships Series or contact us by email.

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Fulbright 2023-2024

UVA a 'Top Producer' of Fulbright US Student Awards

In the News

Isabella Dressel is a fourth-year at the University of Virginia with a self-designed interdisciplinary major in atmospheric and environmental science, chemistry and physics. She will pursue a master’s degree in chemistry next year at Churchill College, Cambridge, under the supervision of Alex Archibald, a professor in atmospheric chemistry modeling at the University of Cambridge.


Mithra Dhinakaran will study global affairs at Beijing’s Tsinghua University as a Schwarzman Scholar. With a UVA degree in economics and global studies focusing on security and justice, Dhinakaran said her Schwarzman experience will further her in a career helping to shape foreign policy.