Alumni (Scholar)

Matt Nicholson

Robert P. Crozer Family Jefferson Scholar
Thomasville, Georgia
B.A. University of Virginia (2006)
J.D. University of Virginia (2009)
Professional Sectors:
Law/Legal Services


Honor Counsel, Senior Counsel, support officer, Ad Hoc Committee to Review the Single Sanction, Diversity Advisory Board, Honor dorm liaison, Best Honor Counsel Award; Madison House, Tutoring Program, Boosters Program Student Council, Rules and Ethics Board; Woody House Council vice president; Delta Tau Delta, president, Honor Board, delegate to Southern Division Leadership Conference; Inter-Fraternity Council, President’s Council; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Jefferson Scholars Public Service Fellow; Raven Society; 21 Society Recognition; Society of the Purple Shadows Recognition; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; 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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