Alumni (Scholar)

Eric Dunham

W. Harry Schwarzschild Jr. and Kathryn Schwarzschild Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (2000)
M.S. University of California Santa Barbara (2002)
Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara (2005)


Men's Varsity Swim Team; consolation finalist in I 00 meter breaststroke at ACC championship swim meet; Residence Life, resident assistant; Madison House, Boosters Program; Great Books Discussion Club; Physics Department undergraduate research on particle collision analysis; Tae Kwon Do Club, treasurer, vice president; Society of Physics Students, treasurer, president; Physics Department, teaching assistant; James W Elkins, Sr. Award; Explorations newsletter, featured for physics research; Phi Beta Kappa; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Echols Scholar; Physics Distinguished Majors Program

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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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