The mission of the Mitchell Institute is to increase the likelihood that young people from every community in Maine will aspire to, pursue, and achieve a college education.
The 2023 Mitchell Scholarship Application Is Now Open
We welcome graduating students from Maine’s public high schools to apply for the 2023 Mitchell Scholarship. Click to learn more about the application process, as well as the broad range of resources available to support Mitchell Scholars as they pursue higher education. PLUS, in addition to our longstanding commitment of awarding at least one $10,000 scholarship annually to a graduating student from each of Maine’s 135 public high schools, we will award 20 more scholarships across the state this year — bringing our annual total to $1.55 million in support for the class of 2023 Mitchell Scholars!
The Spring Fellowships Application Period is Open Until April 1
Mitchell Institute Fellowships of up to $1,500 are one more reason being a Mitchell Scholar means receiving #morethanascholarship — and they can help launch your career! Mitchell Fellowships are awarded to applicants for a broad range of activities such as unpaid or underpaid internships; travel or accommodation costs associated with professional or personal development opportunities such as internships, conferences, career-related service projects, study-abroad opportunities, etc.; and license and examination fees for tests like the LSAT/MCAT/GRE and Praxis. The spring Fellowship application round opens March 1 and closes April 1. Click here to learn more and apply online.
Your Giving Directly Affects Maine Students
For over 25 years, the Mitchell Institute has helped Maine students achieve a college degree. By awarding the Mitchell Scholarship to a graduating senior from every Maine community and providing them with a broad array of programming and opportunities, we invest more than $1.4 million in Maine’s future every year. Click to learn how you can make a difference in the lives of more than 150 college-bound students a year, grow tomorrow’s leaders, and strengthen Maine’s workforce.