Alumni (Scholar)

Tom Colby

William A. Hobbs Jefferson Scholar
Lynchburg, Virginia
B.S. University of Virginia (1990)
Ph.D. University of Rochester (1999)


University/Community Symphony Orchestra; Loki Science Magazine; Charlottesville-Albemarle Housing Improvement Program, Crew Leader; WTJU Classical DJ; 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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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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