Christopher Benos

Wendy Whitlow Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Midlothian, Virginia


Wilson Journal of International Affairs, editor-in chief, staff editor; International Relations Organization, executive board member; Honor Committee, senior support officer, education coordinator, advisor, counsel, educator; Madison House: Music Youth Mentoring Program, director, Giving Committee; French House, resident; French Department, volunteer tutor; music composition; Distance running; Club Racquetball; MAAS Essay Prize Grand Prize Winner; CLAS Study Abroad Scholarship; UVa in Lyon Program; Institute for World Languages Scholarship

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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 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 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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