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Silicon Valley Tech Leaders Teach Mitchell Scholars to Innovate the NIMBLE Way

NIMBLE founder Mariette Wharton helps lead a team of Mitchell Scholars and Alumni through a prototype development exercise as part of the Innovation Lab held at the Mitchell Institute. On a warm, mid-July Saturday morning, 15 Mitchell Scholars and Alumni gathered around a conference table at the Mitchell Institute’s headquarters in Portland. Some had yet… Read more »

For Estes, Work Is on the Menu This Summer

Through serving diners at 290 Maine Street in Norway, rising Mitchell Scholar Chloe Estes is a financial stakeholder in her own success. At $10,000 over four years, a Mitchell Scholarship is a significant help in closing the college affordability gap for recipients. But rare is the Scholar who doesn’t work one or more part-time jobs… Read more »

Mitchell Scholar Izere Makes the Most of Fellowship at Texas Instruments

School may be out for the summer, but for Mitchell Scholar Henry Izere the learning opportunities have shifted into high gear. Izere, the 2020 Mitchell Scholar from Portland High School and rising junior computer engineering major at the University of Maine, is spending summer 2022 interning in the Information Technology department at Texas Instruments (TI) in South Portland, Maine.

Mitchell Institute Seeks New Executive Assistant to President and CEO

The Mitchell Institute seeks an Executive Assistant to help us with our mission: to increase the likelihood that young people from every community in Maine will aspire to, pursue, and achieve a college education. We do that by providing a $10,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from every high school in Maine each year —… Read more »

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 »