Alumni (Scholar)

Ben Tobin

G. David Cheek Family Jefferson Scholar
Fairfax Station, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2019)


Cavalier Daily, managing editor, assistant managing editor, sports columnist, senior copy associate, sports associate; The Roosevelt Society, president, co-founder, vice president; Charlottesville Debate League, curriculum development co-chair, head teacher; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Perspective Understanding Leadership Sustained Exchange (PULSE), moderator; Jefferson Literary and Debating Society, Probationary Committee; Housing and Residence Life, resident advisor; Echols Scholar; Dean’s List; Raven Society; Lawn resident

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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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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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