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 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 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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