**Please note the Mitchell Scholarship will be on hold for the 2024-2025 cycle and will not be taking applications.**

One year of fully funded graduate study in any field at universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland.


Application Deadline

January 1, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Mitchell Scholarship will not have a competition cycle in 2024.

Duke Contact

NCS Team

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

Arts & Humanities
Professional (Law/Medicine/Business)
Public Service
Social Sciences
STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)

Eligibility: Citizenship

U.S. Citizen

When to Apply

Rising Senior Summer, Young Alumni

Campus Nomination Required?


Age Limit

30 years old


Study abroad


The Mitchell Scholarship funds one year of graduate study in any field in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Applicants will indicate programs of interest at 3-5 universities, out of 10 eligible institutions, and be placed by the Mitchell foundation. Undergraduate applicants must be nominated by Duke to compete for the award.

Application Timeline
Deadline for complete Campus Applications, including resume information, transcript, and personal statementOn hold
Deadline for all letters of recommendation emailed to: ncs-ousf@duke.eduOn hold
Duke nominees named by NCSEarly September



The scholarship provides funding for the costs associated with graduate study, including tuition, fees, and a monthly stipend for living expenses. 

Scholars also gain access to a strong alumni network and ongoing opportunities for networking, collaboration, and advancement.


NCS Scholarship Information in Canvas - specialized application advice.


Applicants must be graduating seniors or recent alumni up to age 30 and U.S. citizens.

Selection Criteria

  • Scholarship
  • Leadership
  • A sustained commitment to community service



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