Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Tobin

G. David Cheek Family Jefferson Scholar
Fairfax Station, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)
Professional Sectors:


Cavalier Daily, managing editor, assistant managing editor, sports columnist, senior copy associate, sports associate; The Roosevelt Society, president, co-founder, vice president; Charlottesville Debate League, curriculum development co-chair, head teacher; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Perspective Understanding Leadership Sustained Exchange (PULSE), moderator; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Probationary Committee; Housing and Residence Life, resident advisor; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Raven Society; Lawn resident

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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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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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