George J. Mitchell Scholarship

Application year: 

Senior, Entering Graduate, Graduate

Description: 

The Mitchell Scholars Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Signature of program: 

One Year Graduate Study in Ireland

Requirements: 

Leadership and public service US Citizen Over 18 but not yet 30 years old at time of application Have a bachelor's degree before beginning study as a Mitchell scholar

Tags: 
Amount of award: 

Tuition, housing, a living expense stipend, and international travel.

Scope: 

International

GPA: 

3.6

Endorsement Required: 

Yes

Contact: 

OUSF

OUSF@duke.edu

Scholarship deadline: 

September 28, 2017

Campus deadline: 

August 1, 2017

Deadlines begin in the spring semester. See Process PDF at the left for full details. All applicants must submit a complete application by the campus deadline for consideration.

Area(s) of interest: 

All