Mitchell Scholarship

Mitchell Scholarships fund one year of graduate school in Ireland for US students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, leadership, and service.

2020-2021 Deadlines:

Preliminary Application Deadline: June 29, 2020

Internal Deadline: September 2, 2020

National Deadline: TBA (usually late September)

Purpose:

Mitchell Scholarships fund one year of graduate study in Ireland for US students who have demonstrated excellence in academics and leadership, as well as a commitment to community and public service.

Eligibility:

In order to apply, a candidate must:

- be a U.S. citizen

- be 18 years or older and not yet 30 by September 28 of the year of application

- hold a bachelor's degree by the time you would begin study as a Mitchell Scholar

Oxy Application Process:

1. Complete the Preliminary Application Google Form by June 29th.

2. Complete a summer advising meeting.

3. Sign up for a campus interview by August 28th.

4. By September 2nd at 11:59pm, complete a draft of your Mitchell application through Mitchell's website and create a PDF that includes your short answers and essay. Email the application and an unofficial transcript (anything listing your courses and grades is fine) to jlocke@oxy.edu. Please ask your recommenders to email their letters directly to jlocke@oxy.edu by September 2nd. Do not enter your recommenders' contact information in the Mitchell website until hearing that the committee has endorsed your application.

5. Interview with the on-campus committee.

6. If nominated by the college, work to revise and submit your application by the national deadline.