Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Wallace

C.D.L. and M.T.B. Perkins Jefferson Scholar
Wilmington, Delaware
B.A. University of Virginia (2012)
J.D. Yale Law School (2016)


UVa Mock Trial, vice president, treasurer, team captain; Student Council, representative body chair, College of Arts & Sciences representative, First Year representative, Athletic Affairs Committee member; First Year Council, class president; Madison House, Legal Aid Justice Center Program volunteer; Beta Theta Pi Fraternity; Harry S. Truman Scholarship; Echols Scholar; Lawn Resident; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society; 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 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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David and Jane Walentas

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

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