Mitchell Scholarship Announcement
The UCLA Scholarship Research Center and the Undergraduate Research Center for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences are now coordinating the nomination of UCLA students for most major national scholarships and fellowships, including the prestigious Mitchell Scholarship.
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 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 and Northern Ireland.
To be eligible for a Mitchell Scholarship, a student must show:
- Academic excellence.
- Commitment to community and public service.
- Great promise of leadership.
The UCLA campus deadline for the Mitchell Scholarship is: June 30, 2016
For more information on the Mitchell Scholarship and the UCLA nomination process, please refer students to http://www.scholarshipcenter.ucla.edu/prestigious-scholarships/mitchell/ for detailed campus application instructions.
Students may also contact the Undergraduate Research Center for Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (310-825-2935 or urhass [at] college [dot] ucla [dot] edu) or the UCLA Scholarship Resource Center (310-206-2875 or src [at] college [dot] ucla [dot] edu).