Alumni (Scholar)

Chris Smith

Joseph Chappell Hutcheson Jefferson Scholar
Houston, Texas
B.A. University of Virginia (2003)
M.S. London School of Economics & Political Science (2004)
J.D. Stanford University (2007)


Honor System: Honor Committee, chair, Honor Counsel, Senior Counsel, pre-trial coordinator; LASE 151 Ethics and the Honor System class facilitator; Center for Governmental Studies, intern, personal aide to the director; Republican National Convention volunteer; Center for the Study of the Presidency Fellow; Hoo Knows staff writer; U.Va. Subcommittee on Public Occasions; College Campaign for Organ Donation intern; Gray-Carrington Scholarship Selection Committee, chair; Thomas Jefferson Award Selection Committee; Board of Visitors Selection Committee, student member; Phi Sigma Kappa; Golden Key International Honour Society; Lawn resident; Lawn Selection Committee, Steering Committee; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Society; Intermediate Honors; 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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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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