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25 Years of Investing in the best possible Maine

2020 is the Mitchell Institute’s 25th year of awarding Scholarships to invest in promising students from every corner of Maine. Despite the turbulence that 2020 has brought, it puts into stark relief the fact that the Mitchell Institute’s work and Senator Mitchell’s vision are more needed now than ever; that potential lives everywhere, and that… Read more »

MILE II, Part 1: You *can* get there from here!

As Mitchell Institute events continue to pivot to virtual formats in light of COVID-19, we were thrilled to welcome 85 Scholars and Alumni to join in our first of three MILE II modules. This year, MILE II is oriented around the theme of “you can get there from here!” emphasizing the professional opportunities that are… Read more »

Virtual MILE I

COVID-19 won’t stop us from being able to talk to Scholars about personal and professional development at our annual MILE I event! Though of course we missed not being able to climb Katahdin, see the roaring Penobscot, or volunteer in Baxter State Park, it was a pleasure to connect with 83 Scholars and Alumni who… Read more »

Introducing the 2020 Mitchell Scholars

The Mitchell Institute is proud to announce the 2020 recipients of the Mitchell Scholarship. The newest Mitchell Scholars represent every community in Maine, and will receive a $10,000 scholarship over the course of their post-secondary educations. 2020 marks our 25th year of awarding scholarships to deserving Maine students. While the money is of course important,… Read more »