Alumni (Scholar)

Rick Yoder

Studie and Zach Young Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2017
Hometown: Milton, Georgia
B.A. University of Virginia (2017)

Burke Society, president, vice president, membership chair and historian; Burke Academic Review, Editor in Chief, graphic design editor; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Room 7 Resident, Alumni Relations chair, Pen and Ink chair; Liberty in North Korea UVA Chapter, treasurer; G.K. Chesterton Society, president, treasurer, events chair; Vote No for Honor 2015; Catholic Student Ministries; Madison House, Catholic Worker House (Casa Alma), volunteer; American Enterprise Institute conference, panelist; Option One UVA; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; 3.7 Literary Magazine, staff; Virginia Advocate, contributor; The Joseph L. Bishop Award (Jefferson Literary and Debating Society); The Honor 150 Award; German Department Book Award; Raven Society; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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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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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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