Alumni (Scholar)

Grier Eliasek

William M. Hill Jr. Jefferson Scholar
Richmond, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (1995)
M.B.A. Harvard Business School (2000)


Cavalier Daily, Associate Editor; First Year Council Representative; First Year Seminar; Trigon Engineering Society, Rush Chair; Monroe Society; Honor Investigator; SAVE Recycling Program; American Institute of Chemical Engineers; Student Council, Legislative Committee; Upperclass Student Advisor; Golden Key National Honor Society; Tau Beta Pi; Dow Chemical Company “Outstanding Third Year Chemical Engineering Award”; American Institute of Chemists Award; Dean's List; Rodman Scholar

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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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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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