A Unit of Undergraduate Studies

Mitchell Scholarship

The George Mitchell Scholarship funds one year of study in any field at a university in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Scholars, who must be U.S. citizens, typically complete a one-year graduate degree. Up to 12 scholars are selected each year; selection criteria include an exceptional academic record, leadership, and public service. The Mitchell Scholars Program pays for tuition, housing, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend. KU students apply for nomination in the spring of their junior year or up to age 29 (as of October 1 on the year of the competition). The new application will be available in the spring, with the campus deadline being in late April of each year. Contact Dr. Anne Wallen (annewallen@ku.edu) for more details.


Campus deadline for KU nomination: late April. National deadline for KU nominees: late September. For more information see the national website of the Mitchell Scholarship.


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