Alumni (Scholar)

Cameron Thum

Farish Family Jefferson Scholar
Austin, Texas
B.S. University of Virginia (2016)
Professional Sectors:
Investment/Venture Capital


McIntire Investment Institute, chief financial officer, manager; InterFraternity Council, Public Relations Committee, chair, Community Service Committee, chair; Student Council, Appropriations Committee, chair; Third Year Class Council; Second Year Council; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development, Alternative Investment Fund; Sigma Chi Fraternity, rush chair; One in Four; Honor Committee, Advisor and Counsel; Cavalier Daily, business staff; Sustainability UVA; EngageUVA; Beta Men of Principle Scholarship finalist; Jefferson Public Citizens Grant; 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 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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