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Applying to the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in applying to the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program.

 

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is a nationally competitive award for U.S. citizens sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. Named in honor of the former U.S. Senator's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, the Mitchell Scholarship is designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service.

The application cycle for the 2018 Class (2017-18) for study to begin in autumn 2017, will open in the spring of 2016.

 

Key Dates

Mitchell Scholarship Program Class of 2017 Application Opens: April 2016

Mitchell Scholarship Program Class of 2017 Application Deadline (for study in Ireland during the 2017-18 academic year): September 30, 2016 5:00pm Eastern Time

Semi-Finalist Skype Interviews: Week of October 24, 2016

Finalist Weekend: November 18 & 19, 2016

Mitchell Scholarship Program Selection Announcement: November 20, 2016