Alumni (Scholar)

Robert Stephens

Charles L. Brown Memorial Jefferson Scholar
Bartlett, Illinois
B.S. University of Virginia (2019)


The Roosevelt Society, president, secretary; UVA Student Council, Legislative Affairs Committee, Legislative Relations Subcommittee; Virginia Review of Politics, associate editor, staff writer; Engineering Student Council, Academic and Professional Development Committee; Charlottesville Debate League, debate instructor;  International Relations Organization, Virginia Model United Nations crisis staffer, Jefferson Committee on Diplomacy, Virginia Inter-Generational Model United Nations, Virginia International Crisis Simulation assistant crisis director; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, teaching assistant; Catholic Hoos, outreach chair, Worship Committees, Communications Committee; Department of Computer Science, teaching assistant; College Republicans; The Wilson Journal of International Affairs; IEEE Photonics Society; UVA Optoelectronic Device Group, research assistant; Cavalier Marching Band, basketball band; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society; Starbucks, barista; Rodman Scholar; Dean’s List

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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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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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