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The Mitchell Institute Awards $1.4 Million to New Class of Scholars

Each Scholar will receive a scholarship award of $10,000 along with ongoing personal, academic and professional support throughout their college careers Contact: Marc Glass / 207-358-7742 PORTLAND, Maine — The Mitchell Institute, a Maine-based nonprofit founded by Senator George J. Mitchell to improve college outcomes for students from every community in Maine, recently announced… Read more »

Sponsorships and Tickets are now available for the 2022 Fall Gala

The Mitchell Institute Gala, the organization’s premier fundraising event, will return in-person in 2022, and sponsorships and tickets are available! We hope you will join us for this unique event celebrating Mitchell Scholars and the Mitchell Institute’s mission to unlock the potential of students from every corner of Maine. The 2022 Gala will be held… Read more »

The 2022 Mitchell Scholarship application is now open!

We welcome graduating students from Maine’s public high schools to submit online applications before midnight on April 1, 2022. Information about the Mitchell Scholarship and the application process is available on our Scholarship page. We look forward to welcoming the 2022 Mitchell Scholars to our family!

Mitchell Institute announces new President and CEO

We are happy to announce our new President and CEO, Jared Cash. Jared will be joining the Mitchell Institute team in January 2022, having dedicated his career to furthering educational outcomes for college students in Maine. Please join us in giving Jared a warm welcome to our team! Jared shared: “Senator Mitchell’s vision to lift… Read more »

Highlights from the 2021 Fall Gala

This year’s virtual Mitchell Institute Gala was an extraordinary success, raising over $220,000 to support Scholar programs. Thanks to our sponsors and attendees, it was a special evening, filled with stories of resilience and tenacity. If you missed the program, and want to hear some of the authentic, moving Scholar stories, you can watch videos… Read more »