The George J. 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.
The George J. Mitchell Scholarship is a nationally competitive award for U.S.
citizens sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. The Scholarship is a nationally
competitive post-graduate award for twelve Mitchell Scholars to pursue one year
of study in Ireland and Northern Ireland.