OURS National Scholarships

Mitchell Scholarship

Campus deadline: Noon, August 15, 2022

Campus Application Instructions
Campus Online Application
Letter of Recommendation Submission Form

UCB recipients!

The Mitchell Scholarship funds one year of post-bachelor research or study at any university in the Republic of Ireland. Named for Senator George J. Mitchell, the award was created to educate and inspire future American leaders about Ireland. The scholarship provides tuition, accommodations, a living stipend, travel expenses to and from the United States, and a stipend for European travel. Twelve Mitchell Scholarships are awarded to U.S. students each year.

Prospective applicants who are undergraduates must make an individual advising appointment with Keila Diehl, the Mitchell Scholarship campus representative. Graduate applicants are encouraged to do so as well.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • be a U.S. citizen
  • have earned a bachelor’s degree before September 2023
  • be age 18–29 on September 29, 2022

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • demonstrated academic distinction, leadership, and participation in extra-curricular activities
  • honesty, integrity, excellence, fairness, and unselfish service to others
  • potential to make future significant contributions to society

Application Requirements

  • Completed online Campus Application Form (coming soon)
  • Personal statement (1,000 words)
  • List of principal college activities and honors
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities and colleges attended
  • Four letters of recommendation (at least two must be academic)

 

For more information about this opportunity, visit the Mitchell Scholarship website.