Alumni (Scholar)

Beth Rigby

Delaware Jefferson Scholar
Seaford, Delaware
B.S. University of Virginia (2004)
M.S. Texas Tech University (2008)
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016)


Shakespeare on the Lawn, president, actor, costume designer, crew; John Gittleman Biodiversity and Macroevolution Lab. research assistant; Brown College, Membership, Hauntings on the Hill; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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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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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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