George J. Mitchell Scholarship for Study in Ireland

This award requires university nomination or interview and cannot be applied to directly. Students must work with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships and meet university deadlines.


Up to 12 Mitchell Scholars between the ages of 18 and 30 are chosen annually for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland (study in Northern Ireland is not currently an option through the Mitchell Scholarship).


  • Campus Deadline: Aug. 1
  • External Deadline: September

Eligibility Requirements

  • High GPA (3.8 - 4.0).
  • Student must demonstrate scholarship and leadership.
  • Student must have a sustained commitment to community and public service.

How to Apply

Apply online on the U.S.-Ireland Alliance website.

Selection Process

A faculty committee will review the nominee’s application and determine if the student will be endorsed to the Mitchell Scholarship Program.

Campus Liaison

Megan Stewart