The Mitchell Scholarship Program is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. The award covers a year of postgraduate study in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
A candidate must:
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Be 18 years of age or older, but not yet 30, on September 30 of the year of application (those who turn 30 on 1 October are not eligible).
- Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. Degrees from international accredited universities are acceptable, if all other conditions are met.
Year of Application
To be recommended as a CMU nominee and to advance in the competition, candidates much complete and submit the pre-application form to the National Scholarship Program. See scholarship deadlines.
The application requirements consist of a CMU nomination, pass port style photo, all college transcripts, personal statement, a scan of your signature and a Mitchell video interview.Process
For campus and national deadlines, click here.
- Phame Camarena, Ph.D., - Director, University Honors and National Scholarship Program, (989) 774-3902, email@example.com
- Maureen Harke - Coordinator, National Scholarship Program, (989) 774-3902, firstname.lastname@example.org
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