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The Mitchell Institute Awards $1.84 Million to 184 New Mitchell Scholars

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

The 2023–2024 Mitchell Institute Annual Report

Thanks to your support, the past year was one of unprecedented progress and momentum at the Mitchell Institute. We are deeply grateful to report that our generous friends and Alumni significantly increased their contributions in 2023 to both the annual fund and endowment, making it possible, once again, to expand the number of $10,000 Mitchell… Read more »

Scholars Speak Podcast: Dr. Sarae Sager

In the latest episode of Scholars Speak, we catch up with Dr. Sarae Sager, the 2012 Mitchell Scholar from Caribou High School and a graduate of the University of New England School of Medicine. Listen up as Dr. Sager tells us about her third year of residency at one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation research… Read more »

Building the Mitchell Scholar Community in 2024, From One Scholar to Another

At high school senior award ceremonies and graduations statewide, a beautiful thing happened once again this year: Mitchell Scholars who are now enrolled in college came home to present the Mitchell Scholarship to the 2024 recipients and welcome them into the Mitchell Institute family. And by the look on the faces of the new Mitchell… Read more »

Mitchell Scholar Cole Ellis Helps Keep Maine’s Heat Pumps Clean

If there’s one thing Mainers take seriously, it’s their home heating systems. And increasingly, the heat source of choice in the Pine Tree State is a heat pump. In fact, according to a recent Bloomberg article, Maine leads the U.S. when it comes to installing energy-efficient electric heat pumps and heat pump water heaters. “Nationwide,… Read more »