George J. Mitchell Scholarship

The George J. Mitchell Scholarships were founded in honor of former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell who helped broker the historic peace accord in Ireland. The Mitchell Scholarship program seeks to foster ties between the US and Ireland. The Mitchell Scholarship sponsors post-baccalaureate study at any Irish university. Applicants are judged on three criteria: scholarship, leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service.


  • US Citizen
  • No GPA minimum; however, applicants must have a 3.7+ to be considered for university nomination, and 3.8+ is considered competitive
  • Between the ages of 18-30

Application Process


Internal Deadline: May 2019

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External Fellowship Deadline: Late September 2019