• U.S. citizen.
• Between 18 and 29 years of age on September 30 of the year of application.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study.
The Mitchell Scholarship has a campus process and requires a Stanford endorsement. Therefore you need to be aware of two deadlines: a campus deadline and a national deadline. The campus deadline is in late August and the national deadline in late September. The application process is lengthy and requires many months of preparation.
Should I apply?
Important information, which can help determine if the Mitchell Scholarship is right for you, can be found here: https://stanford.box.com/RM-1-Should-I-Apply-Handout
Additional information on the Mitchell Scholarship, including application criteria, can be found at: https://www.us-irelandalliance.org/mitchellscholarship
APPLICATION CHECKLIST ORDER – Due Aug. 30th
1. Mitchell Campus Cover Sheet (available above on this webpage)
2. Curriculum Vitae/ Resume (2-page maximum)
3. Mitchell Personal Statement (1,000 words)
4. Official Transcripts (official electronic transcripts are acceptable)
5. ORC Scholarship Nomination Permission Form and Waiver (Download available from ORC)
6. A recent passport photo or professional headshot - JPG (digital photo needs to be emailed to ORC)
The above-mentioned first five items are to be combined in a PDF. The PDF and JPG files are to be emailed to the email@example.com by the campus deadline.
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How the ORC can help
After reading this website and the official Mitchell website you should attend a U.K. awards information session. Info sessions can be found at http://bechtel.stanford.edu/overseas-scholarships. This is your first step in working with the ORC team.
About the Mitchell Scholarship
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship, established in 1998 by the US-Ireland Alliance covers tuition and room for study at universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland for one academic year of post-graduate study. Each Scholar will receive a stipend to cover other necessary expenses for the term of study and assistance with traveling expenses to and from Ireland and Northern Ireland.