Alumni (Scholar)

Alex Lichtenstein

John and Betsy Casteen Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2015
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2015)

University Democrats university relations coordinator, chief of staff, campaign and party coordinator, programming manager; Resident Advisor; Charlottesville Leadership Workshop, founder, president; Madison House, Cavs in the Classroom, Barrett Daycare Center; University Judiciary Committee, counselor; Office of Delegate David Toscano, intern; Sustained Dialogue, public relations coordinator, vice chair of external relations, moderator; Dialogue Across Grounds; Classics Club; Miller Center Public Service Fellow, co-head fellow; International Relations Organization; Engage UVA; research assistant with Miller Center Fellow Emily Charnock; Contemplative Sciences Center Student Planning Committee; Days on the Lawn; Women’s Leadership Development Program; published in the Wilson Journal of International Affairs; Virginia Young Democrats, southside regional director; Seriatim Journal of American Politics, contributor; Virginia Center for the Study of Religion, public fellow; Lawn Resident; 21 Society, Fourth Year Recognition; Truman Scholarship, finalist; Raven Society, college selections co-chair; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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