The George J. Mitchell Scholarship
The US-Ireland Alliance

Award Details 

The Mitchell Scholarship Program, named to honor former US Senator George Mitchell's pivotal contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service. 


Up to twelve Mitchell Scholars between 18-30 are chosen annually for one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Applications are judged on academic excellence, a record of outstanding leadership, and a sustained commitment to community and public service. 

Application Timeline 

The Mitchell Scholarship application requires a university interview and endorsement letter. Please contact LeAnn Adam to discuss your interest in applying. 

Mitchell National Deadline: TBD: program is on pause for the 2025-26 application cycle

OSU Contact 

LeAnn Adam 
Director, OSU National and Global Scholarships Advising 
[email protected]