Alumni (Scholar)

Varun Sharma

New Jersey Jefferson Scholar
Jersey City, New Jersey
B.S. University of Virginia (2019)


University Judiciary Committee, senior counselor, counselor; HooThinks, president, co-founder, vice president for partnerships; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, treasurer, Appropriations Committee chair; International Relations Organization, director of business development, under-secretary-general for business and charity for VAMUN XXXVIVirginia Review of Politics, staff writer; University Salsa Club; Department of Politics, research assistant; Virginia Mock Trial; Department of Economics, teaching fellow; Virginia Consulting Group; Echols Scholar; Founders Grant; Applied Predictive Technologies Case Competition, second place; Deloitte Consulting Undergraduate Case Competition, first place; 18th Annual Navigant-McIntire Case Competition, runner-up; Global Commerce Scholar; Dean’s List; Intermediate Honors; Beta Gamma Sigma Commerce Honor Society

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