J. Mitchell Scholarship
Mitchell preferred deadline: April 13, 2012
UIC Mitchell final deadline: August 22, 2012
National Mitchell application deadline: October 2, 2012
Notes: Candidates must be nominated by UIC, and may not
apply directly. UIC students interested in applying should
contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs for more
information about the application process.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens who have their first BA before
the fall that they go to Ireland. Applicants must be between
the ages of 18-30 as of October 1 of the year in which they
are applying. A 3.7 or above
GPA is recommended. Twelve awards offered annually.
The George J. Mitchell Scholarships were established in 1998
to send U.S. students to study at universities in Ireland.
are eligible to attend seven universities in the Republic of
Ireland and two universities in Northern Ireland, for
year of graduate study. As institutional balance will be a
factor, an applicant's likelihood of being selected is
increased if the applicant expresses a willingness to attend
more than one of the eligible institutions.
scholars must have a demonstrated record of intellectual distinction,
leadership, and extra-curricular activity, as well as personal
characteristics of honesty, integrity, fairness, and unselfish
service to others which would indicate a potential for future
leadership and contribution to society.
applications to: all candidates must be nominated by UIC. Please see Important Notes section above.