Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Ehlers

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1992
Hometown: Hockessin, Delaware
B.A. University of Virginia (1992)
M.A. Johns Hopkins University (1995)
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University (1999)

Cavalier Daily, Associate Editor, Senior Writer; Virginia Rowing Association, First Novice Eight, Varsity Eight, Vice-President, President; U.S. Olympic Festival 1990 - North Team Men's Quadruple Sculls; The Declaration, Staff Writer; Essays in History Contributor; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; History Department Distinguished Majors Program; Dean's List; Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society in History, First Place in History Essay Contest; Phi Beta Kappa; Echols Scholar; History with Distinction

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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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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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