Ben Gustafson

Ernest H. and Jeanette P. Ern Jefferson Scholar
Edina, Minnesota


Honor Committee, support officer, dorm representative; Madison House, Beyond the Bars tutor; Volunteers with International Students, Staff, & Scholars, language consultant; Wilson Journal of International Affairs, special projects coordinator; Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics, research assistant; University Guide Service; Men's Club Lacrosse; Salsa Club; Outdoors Club; Sustained Dialogue; Beta Theta Pi; Echols Scholar; 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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