Mitchell Scholarship

The Mitchell Scholarship supports young Americans of high ability to study a degree in Ireland. A Mitchell Scholarship supports one academic year of post-graduate study in any discipline offered at institutions in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Students with a strong record of scholarship, leadership, and commitment to service are encouraged to apply. Each year approximately twelve students are selected as Mitchell Scholars.

A Mitchell candidate must be endorsed by an institution at which he or she has completed two years of full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study.

Only students that completed and moved forward from the Pre-Application are eligible.

A Mitchell candidate must be endorsed by an institution at which he or she has completed two years of full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study. The 2021 Application will be available in mid-late March 2019. In the meantime, we require students to begin a draft Application to begin working on these questions for committee review.

In order to be eligible for consideration each student must

  • Begin a Draft of Mitchell Scholarship application by completing the following
  • Essay with a Focus on Personal and Education Information, Awards, Leadership and Activities
  • Complete/Upload 1000 word personal statement
  • Upload four (4) letters of recommendation- Only two-three required at the moment, the others can be worked on if student moves forward.
  • Upload a copy of your FIU unofficial transcript

Only students that completed and moved forward from the Pre-Application are eligible. Students that move forward after this step will go through an interview stage early to mid-April, to determine if they will be endorsed to compete at the National Level.
If you have any questions please contact Annelise avillier@fiu.edu at the Office of Scholarships

Award
Varies
Deadline
03/30/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Upload 1000 word personal statement
  2. Student information - Awards, Leadership, Service and Activities
  3. Upload four (4) letters of recommendation- Only Two-three required at the moment, the others can be worked on if student moves forward.
    • Letter of Recommendation 1
    • Letter of Recommendation 2
    • Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Upload a copy of your FIU unofficial transcript