Alumni (Scholar)

Ben McVane

James Earle Sargeant - Seven Society Jefferson Scholar
Oakton, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2008)
M.D. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (2013)


Honor Committee, Counsel; Madison House, Medical Services Program head program director, ER/Chest Pain Center, Surgical Supply, Housing Improvement Program, Cavaliers Care Planning Committee; Alternative Spring Break, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica site leader; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Jazz Chamber Combo; First Year Players, Godspell pit orchestra; Center for Global Health, Student Advisory Board, University Scholar Award, program director; E. Histolytica- Petri Lab, independent research; Undergraduate Research Network, The Oculus staff member; International Rescue Committee, English tutor; David A. Harrison III Undergraduate Research Award; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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 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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