Alumni (Scholar)

Justin Giroux

Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1992
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1992)
M.A. University of South Carolina (1995)
Ph.D. University of South Carolina (2001)
Professional Sector:

University Journal, Features, News and Copy Staff, Features Associate Editor, Advertising Staff, News Projects Senior Associate Editor, Classified Ad Manager, Copy Associate Editor, Senior Associate Editor, Editorial Staff; The Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, Organizer and Director of Invitational Debate Tournament, Treasurer, Seventh Place Team Award at Johns Hopkins Tournament, Historian, Vice-President; The Jefferson Society; Debate and Forensics Judge for Local and State Tournaments; Madison House, Albemarle Housing Improvement Program, Medical Services Epilepsy Unit, Open House Hotline; Oculus Literary Staff; Virginia Literary Review Staff; Echols Scholar

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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 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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