George J. Mitchell Scholarship by US-Ireland Alliance

The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is now available. Only the U.S students are invited to apply. Eligible candidates should be 18 years of age or older, but not yet 30 on 29 September every year. A number of Mitchell scholars will be selected to receive award that cover all relevant expenses for studying in Ireland and Northern Ireland. The application deadline is 29 September annually.

Scholarship Description
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program is a nationally competitive award that is sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. The Mitchell is designed to introduce and connect future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service.

Award Value
The Mitchell Scholarship Program provides tuition, accommodation, a stipend for living expenses and travel.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in all subjects.

Place of Study
In Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Eligibility and Criteria
All applicants of this Mitchell Scholarship are required to meet all of the conditions as follow:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be 18 years of age or older, but not yet 30, on September 30 of the year of application (those who turn 30 on 30 September are not eligible)
  • Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar. Degrees from international accredited universities are acceptable, if all other conditions are met
  • While married applicants or applicants with partners are accepted, no allowance is made for the expenses of an applicant’s spouse, partner, or dependents. It is important to note that the relevant government agency may require spouses or partners who are non-EU citizens to enroll full-time and prove financial resources for the year or to obtain a work permit before seeking paid employment in Ireland or Northern Ireland

Applicants’ Nationality
Only the U.S. students are welcome to apply the Mitchell Scholarship.

Application Instruction
To apply, all candidates are advised to click the application link below to see the application procedure guideline.

Submission Deadline
29 September each year.

Contact Details
If you have difficulties while completing the application, you can email to technical support: and if you have questions about the program, please contact the program director –

Website and Application Link

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