Eric Xu

Roxanna and Ralph Joynes Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2019
Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia


Academic Competition Club, president; Wilson Journal of International Affairs, outreach chair; Jazz Ensemble; Miller Center of Public Affairs, intern; Echols Ambassador, volunteer coordinator, panelist; Virginia Moot Court Team; University Democrats; Madison House, Adopt-a-Grandparent volunteer; Jane Dittmar for Congress, intern; Jefferson Scholars Public Service fellow; 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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