Student Fellowships & Awards

The Center for Life Beyond Reed, Division of Student Services

Mitchell (George J. Mitchell) Scholarship

Internal Deadline: September 4, 2014
Liaison: Troy Cross

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Allows American postgraduates to pursue one year of study at an institution of higher learning in Ireland or Northern Ireland. The scholarship provides tuition, travel, living expenses and housing. Academic field of study is open provided that it is offered as a degree or certificate program at an Irish university, and the applicant's undergraduate program must provide sufficient basis for study in the proposed field.


Record of academic distinction and potential for leadership; U.S. citizen; graduating senior or alum but not yet thirty years old on October 1 in the year of application. An applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study under the Mitchell Scholarship.

Selection Criteria

Scholarship recipients will have strong records of academic excellence, leadership, and community service.

Application Procedure

Interested students should use this form to request an internal application. The final application requires institutional endorsement, transcript, birth certificate, 1000-word essay, brief description of activities during college years, and five letters of recommendation (three of which are academic).  Contact Michelle Johnson with any questions.