Ben Tobin

G. David Cheek Family Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2019
Hometown: Fairfax Station, Virginia


Roosevelt Society, co-founder, vice president; Cavalier Daily, senior copy associate, sports associate; Charlottesville Debate League, co-chair of curriculum development, teacher; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Resident Advisor; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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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