Alumni (Scholar)

Alex Rigby

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Hockessin, Delaware
B.A. University of Virginia (2018)
Professional Sectors:


FairED Club, president, senior vice president of development; The Virginia Gentlemen, 65th Anniversary Committee chair, business manager, alumni chair; Wahoowa for Bernie 2016, president; The English Students Association, outreach chair, mentor; Take Back the Night, Public Relations Committee chair; U.Va. Office of Engagement, Student Ambassador, class chair; The Wilson Journal of International Affairs, editorial staff; University Guide Service, Outreach Committee; Department of Economics, research assistant; McIntire Investment Institute; Sustained Dialogue; Green Dot at U.Va., ambassador; Rotunda Guard; The Roosevelt Review; Cavalier Education Program, Economics and Politics of Modern Soccer instructor; UVA Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee; TEDXUVA, speaker; Echols Scholar; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Dean's List; Raven Society, Raven Society Fellowship; Lawn resident

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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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