Alumni (Scholar)

Ted Benson

University of Virginia Club of Richmond - Virginius Dabney Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2005
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2005)
M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2010)
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2014)

Virginia Men’s Crew, 2002 Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Champion; University Guide Service; Undergraduate Research Network; NASA Means Business CS 201 teaching assistant; Sustained Dialogue webmaster; Dance Marathon, Technology Committee; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award; Rodman Scholars Council, First Year representative, Alumni Committee; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Raven Society; Dean’s List; Rodman 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 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 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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