Alumni (Scholar)

Dave Cates

Richard S. Cross Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2012
Hometown: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
B.A. University of Virginia (2012)
M.P.P. University of Virginia (2012)
Professional Sector:
Investment/Venture Capital

University Guide Service; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Economics Club, Tutoring chair; 2009 Bike MS Tour de Vine, the Meadeorites; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; PPOL 6150: Graduate Teaching Assistant; American Enterprise Institute, Economic Policy Studies division, graduate intern; VeconLab, research assistant; Small Research Grant; Duncan Clark Hyde Award for Academic Achievement; Dean's List

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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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