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Applying to the Mitchell Scholarship Program

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

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is a nationally competitive award 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 is designed to introduce and connect upcoming generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering scholarship, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.

The current cycle is for the Class of '16 (2015-2016) for study to begin in autumn 2015 is now closed.

Key Dates

Mitchell Scholar Class of 2016 Application Opens: April 2014

Mitchell Scholar Class of 2016 Application Deadline (for study in Ireland during the 2015-2016 academic year): October 1, 2014 5:00pm EST

Semi-Finalist Skype Interviews: Week of October 27, 2014

Finalist Weekend: November 21 & 22, 2014

Mitchell Scholar Selection Announcement: November 23, 2014