George J. Mitchell Scholarship

  • The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, 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. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

  • Leadership and public service US Citizen Over 18 but not yet 30 years old at time of application Have a bachelor's degree before beginning study as a Mitchell scholar

  • One Year Graduate Study in Ireland

  • Tuition, housing, a living expense stipend, and international travel.

  • International

  • Senior, Entering Graduate, Graduate

  • 3.6

  • Yes

  • 2017-08-01

  • Deadlines begin in the spring semester. See Process PDF at the left for full details. All applicants must submit a complete application by the campus deadline for consideration.

  • 2017-09-28

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    • 2017 Mitchell Scholarship Timeline & Process Info
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    • 2017 How To Apply to UK Graduate and Other Scholarships After Duke
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    Daniel Strunk, a Duke University senior, and Sanette Tanaka a 2012 Duke graduate are among 12 Americans awarded the Mitchell Scholarship on November 23, 2013. Read more in this Duke Today article.

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