Alumni (Scholar)

Sam Zhao

William M. Hill Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2008
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
M.D. University of Virginia (2012)
Professional Sector:
Healthcare Services

Resident Staff; First Year Council, treasurer; Second Year Council, Outreach Committee chair; Third Year Council, treasurer; Madison House, Medical Services Program, Cavaliers Care Day site leader; Charlottesville Ten Miler; Class of 2008 Trustee, publicity director; University Singers, section leader; Chamber Singers; First Year Players; Poulenc Trio; Jubilate president; Students for Organ Donation president; Monroe Society; Asian Student Union, issues co-chair; International Relations Organization; McIntire Department of Music Scholarship; McIntire Department of Music Recognition for Outstanding Progress in Piano Performance; McKesson Scholar; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean’s List; 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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