Alumni (Scholar)

Kevin Ritz

Reginald S. and Julia W. Fleet Foundation Jefferson Scholar
Class: 1997
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
B.A. University of Virginia (1997)
M.S.F.S. Georgetown University (1999)
J.D. University of Virginia (2004)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services

Virginia Glee Club, bass section leader; Virginia Gentlemen, business manager, president; International Relations Organization; University Journal, staff writer; University Guide Service; First Year Seminar facilitator; Watson House, vice president; Madison House, Tutoring Program; Tennessee Governor's School for International Studies, head counselor; Honor Educator, Honor Advisor; Resident Advisor; Student Council, Elections Committee; Class of 1997 Trustee; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Golden Key National Honor Society; IMP Society; Raven Society; Lawn Selections Committee; Lawn resident; Omicron Delta Kappa, vice president; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Echols Interdisciplinary Distinguished Majors Program/Political and Social Thought/Foreign Affairs

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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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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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