Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Harris

David J. Wood Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2016
Hometown: Grundy, Virginia
Degrees:
B.A., Col (2016)

Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, president; U.Va. American Parliamentary Debate Association, president; Madison House, tutoring; O Records; University Internship Program, Dublin; research with Professor Todd Sechser in the Politics Department; published in the Wilson Journal; Smith-Simpson Foreign Policy Debate and the Harrison Humorous Debate, winner; Entrepreneurship Cup, third place, first place for College of Arts & Sciences; U.Va. Global Health Case Competition, case writer, first place team; Sigma Pi Sigma; Raven Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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Scholarship

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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Legacy

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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Fellowship

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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