Alumni (Scholar)

Corey Benjamin

Middendorf Foundation - Nicholas G. Penniman III Jefferson Scholar
Salisbury, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2001)
M.B.A. Duke University Fuqua School of Business (2010)


Sigma Chi, pledge class treasurer, Tribune, chapter editor, Rush chair; Inter-Fraternity Council, Committee for Party Patrol, Education chair; Honor System, Honor Counsel; Center for Governmental Studies, intern, principal organizer for Governor Holton Conference, research analyst; Economics of Public Offerings, student researcher; Echols Prospective Day Committee; Alcohol Task Force Committee; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; 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 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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