Alumni (Scholar)

David Newsome

Brockenbrough Family Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2009)
M.B.A. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2017)
M.C.P. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018)
Professional Sector:


First Year Council, president · Second Year Council, Academic Affairs chair · Third Year Council, president · Class of 2009 Trustees vice president · Student Council, First Year liaison · Arts & Sciences Council, Linguistics representative · Madison House, English as a Second Language, head program director · Days on the Lawn, Lunch Buddies team leader · Leadership Breakfast · Webb House Council · Play Writer’s Society · Park Bench Plays · Novice Crew Team · First Year Fellowship · Reformed University Fellowship, Biloxi Relief Teams · Center for Christian Studies Residents Program · Phi Delta Theta, historian, community service chair · Trinity Presbyterian Youth Group, Bible study leader · Mission One New Orleans spring break trip · Nicaraguan Orphans Fund · VISAS Program · VISTA Orientation · SERVE · FOCUS · Raven Society · Lawn Resident · Dean’s List · Echols Scholar

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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 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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