Michael Benos

W. Harry Schwarzschild Jr. and Kathryn Schwarzschild Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2020
Hometown: Midlothian, Virginia


Rodman Council, marketing co-director, website manager; Engineers Going Global, education program, volunteer robotics instructor; HooThinks, project manager, software developer; Converge UVA, technology development chair; Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, software development intern; Mechatronics and Robotics Society; Virginia Institute of Autism, volunteer robotics instructor; HackCville, Vector graphic design student; Survivor at UVA; freelance photography; Rodman Scholar; Impact Fellowship; 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 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 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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