Established by the US-Ireland Alliance to provide tomorrow's leaders with an understanding about and an affinity with Ireland.
Tuition, room and board, plus $11,000 stipend for one year of study (usually in a one-year Master's program) at an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
Usually 12 per year
FIELDS OF STUDY
Any academic discipline offered in degree or certificate programs in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Candidates must have undergraduate preparation for the proposed graduate program.
Institutions of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland
- US citizens
- Bachelor's degree holders between 18 and 30 years of age
- High GPA
- Selection committee's overriding interest in applicants' records of academic excellence, leadership, and community service
Nomination application deadline is April 15, Mitchell application deadline is in October.
To apply for a Mitchell Scholarship, you must be nominated (endorsed) by Middlebury College. This rule applies for alumni as well as seniors.
To be nominated, see Middlebury's British Nomination Information.
Selected nominees will work with the fellowships advisor to prepare for the final submission deadline in October.
The Mitchell reading committee will identify 20 finalists by early November. The finalists will be then notified by telephone and invited to Washington, DC, for the Selection Committee interviews. Unsuccessful applicants are informed during November by e-mail.