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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.

Student Spotlight

Hajjar Baban, Soros Fellow

Poet Hajjar Baban Receives Soros Fellowship for New Americans

In the News

Amayr Babar (left) and Ali Houssain Sareini are recipients of the Davis Project for Peace award, created by philanthropist Kathryn W. Davis and maintained in her memory. Davis created the award to encourage student initiative, innovation, and entrepreneurship focusing on conflict prevention, resolution, or reconciliation. The grant provides up to $10,000 in project funding.


Jacob Bushey seeks to answer the question of how plants influence, and are influenced by, the changing climate.