Sponsors & Contributors for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program
The Irish Government has committed to match endowment funds raised, up to 20 million euros, to support the Mitchell Scholarship Program.
We are grateful to those who have made anonymous donations to the endowment. We are also grateful to the Members of Congress who support the program. (Recognized under our 'Politics' section.)
Thank you to The O'Sullivan Foundation and founder Sean O'Sullivan for providing funding for the class of 2015!
Sponsors - annual contribution of $50,000 or more
- U.S. Department of State: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
- The Northern Ireland Department for Employment and Learning
Friends - contribution of $5,000 - $49,999
The institutions of higher learning on the island of Ireland are partners in the Mitchell Scholarship Program.
- Dublin City University
- Dublin Institute of Technology
- Dun Laoghaire IADT
- National University of Ireland, Galway
- National University of Ireland, Maynooth
- The Queen's University of Belfast
- Trinity College Dublin
- University College Cork
- University College Dublin
- University of Limerick
- University of Ulster
The Mitchell Scholarship Program wishes to thank the following for their generous contributions:
The Abbey Theatre, Ireland's national theater, provides Mitchell Scholars with tickets to its performances.
CIE is Ireland's state-owned national transport company. CIE provides rail and bus passes to the Mitchell Scholars.
DCC supports our receptions in Ireland
Glenstal Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Murroe, Co. Limerick, welcomes the Mitchells every year for a magical visit.
Paul Hayes and Mary Calpin annually sponsor Thanksgiving dinner in Dublin for the Mitchells.
Linen Hall Library - Northern Ireland Political Collection is unrivalled.
Ireland's Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands provides Mitchell Scholars with entrance to Ireland's heritage sites. For more information about the Office of Public Works, visit www.heritageireland.ie
The National Library of Ireland welcomes Mitchells to its fantastic Yeats Exhibition.
The National Trust of the United Kingdom provides Mitchell Scholars with entrance to places of historic interest or natural beauty in Northern Ireland.
The Royal Irish Academy grants Mitchell Scholars access to its on Dawson Street in Dublin.
The Doyle Collection for their steadfast support throughout the life of the organization.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast for supporting the Mitchell's annual visit to Northern Ireland.
Sonru provides the video element of our interview process.
Google HQ in Dublin hosted the reception to welcome the Mitchells to Ireland.