In order to apply for the Mitchell Scholarship Program, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- U.S. citizen at time of application.
- At least 18 years of age but not yet 30 on September 30, 2015.
- Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar.
Successful applicants have documented evidence of significant achievement in:
- Academic excellence: applicants should exhibit sound scholarly excellence and strong preparation for the proposed field of graduate study
- Commitment to community and public service
For more detailed information, please visit the George J. Mitchell Scholarship website.
When should you start thinking about the Mitchell?
End of Sophomore/beginning of Junior year at CUA.
When should you begin the application?
Spring of your Junior year.
2016-2017 Competition Timeline
- April 3, 2015: CUA Pre-application Deadline
- April/ May 2015: Application available online
- September 3, 2015: Mitchell Scholarship CUA Campus Deadline
- Mid-September, 2015: On Campus Interviews held
- October 1, 2015: Mitchell Scholarship National Application Deadline
- October 4, 2015: Submission deadline for required video interview
- Week of October 27, 2015: Semi-Finalist Skype Interviews
- November 21-22, 2015: Mitchell Scholarship Finalist Weekend
- November 23, 2015: Mitchell Scholar Selection Announcement
On Campus Sessions
General Fellowships Info Session
Specific date and time TBA
For More Information
Contact Julie Yarwood, Fellowships Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting.