Alumni (Scholar)

Ashesh Parikh

Lynchburg Alumni Club Jefferson Scholar
Lynchburg, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2002)
M.B.A. University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business (2011)
Professional Sectors:
Real Estate


The Arts & Sciences Council, deputy chief of staff, Executive Committee, Faculty Advisory Committee, Academic Affairs Committee, co-chair, vice president, chief of staff, Undergraduate Academic Advising director; Teaching Resource Center; Resident Staff, resident coordinator; Resident Life Program, head resident, Bice House, Appraisal Board; International Rescue Committee; Best Buddies volunteer; University Mediation Services, senior mediator; Hindu Student Council; Hoo Knows, staff writer; University Programs Council; Center for South Asian Studies; Student Council representative; Omicron Delta Kappa; Institute for Practical Ethics Fellowship; Margaret Morgan Coughlin Award in Asian History; Edgar A. and Barbara Younger Prize in History; Raven Society; P.U.M.P.K.I.N. Society Award; Lawn resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean’s List

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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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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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