Alumni (Scholar)

Steve Ander

Harry W. Gilbert Jefferson Scholar
Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2005)
M.P.P. Harvard University (2009)


Honor Counsel; University Guide Service, chair, vice chair, historian, scheduler; Webb House Council president; Second Year Council, Outreach Committee vice chair; Third Year Council, Social Committee vice chair; Madison House, Housing Improvement Program; The Declaration columnist; The Cavalier Daily guest columnist; LASE 151 facilitator; LASE 152 History of the University of Virginia facilitator; Admissions Coalition; Phi Delta Theta, historian, awards chair, pledge class philanthropy/ community service chair, scholarship chair, house manager; Class of 2005 Trustee; Virginia Ambassadors; U.Va. Center for Politics; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Anne Marye Owen Prize for Latin; Sonia Raiziss Prize for Italian; Best Economics Distinguished Major Thesis; Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society; Order of Omega; Golden Key International Honour Society; Raven Society, University-wide selections chair; Lawn resident, Lawn Council; 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 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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A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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