Alumni (Scholar)

Shelby Colby

William C. and Frederick W. Whitridge Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2013
Hometown: Houston, Texas
B.A. University of Virginia (2013)

U.Va. Strategic Planning, Student Life Working Group; Reformed University Fellowship, president, ministry team, small group leader; Abundant Life Ministries, banquet co-chair, marketing director, Bible Club leader, tutor, spring break project; Center for Christian Study, Elzinga Residential Scholar, undergraduate intern, student advisory leadership team, student chair for Move-in Day Lunch; Intramural-Recreational Sports, group exercise instructor, kickboxing, cycle, hoosWell@ instructor; Department of Politics, research assistant; Days on the Lawn, team leader; Pancakes for Parkinson's, kid's area director; Honor Educator; Students for Students International; Pi Beta Phi, transition officer; Hoos Stories blog: contributing writer; Marshall Jevons Fund Award for Research in Economics; Duncan Clark Hyde Award for Economics; URN Research Symposium, First Place Award in Humanities; Economics Distinguished Majors Program; Lawn Resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society; 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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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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