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George J. Mitchell Scholarship


UIC Mitchell preferred deadline: April 12, 2014
UIC Mitchell final deadline:
August 22, 2014
National Mitchell application deadline:
October 1, 2014

Important 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.

Eligibility: 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.

Description: The George J. Mitchell Scholarships were established in 1998 to send U.S. students to study at universities in Ireland. Scholars are eligible to attend seven universities in the Republic of Ireland and two universities in Northern Ireland, for one academic year of graduate study. As institutional balance will be a factor, an applicant's likelihood of being selected is significantly increased if the applicant expresses a willingness to attend more than one of the eligible institutions.

Prospective 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.

Send applications to: all candidates must be nominated by UIC. Please see Important Notes section above.

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