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The Pioneer Scholars Video Presentation at Gala 2022

The Pioneer Scholar Program, a partnership between generous supporters and the Mitchell Institute, provides the opportunity to recognize specific Mitchell Scholars and Alumni who, through their contributions to school and community and their demonstration of certain qualities – as students and as citizens – stand out for acknowledgment. Each Pioneer Scholarship has been established with endowed… Read more »

Meeting a Scholar at One Gala Inspires Giving at the Next

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 40 seconds. The Mitchell Institute’s 2022 Fall Gala drew a record number of sponsors and guests who helped push the annual event’s fundraising total to an event-record $297,000 for Maine’s premiere scholarship organization. Among this year’s attendees was Parke Burmeister, a partner at and co-founder of Casco Bay Law, a… Read more »

Fall Fellowship Application Period Opens October 1

The Mitchell Fellowship Program supports Mitchell Scholars and Alumni who are pursuing opportunities for professional and personal development. The purpose of the program is to ensure that Scholars and Alumni don’t have to decline or forgo special opportunities just because of a lack of money. The Institute annually awards approximately 50 Fellowships to Scholars and Alumni,… Read more »