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​‛Knowing how much both of my parents sacrificed for me lit a fire in me’

In December 2022, Mitchell Scholar Patrick Luizzo accomplished what his parents were unable to do at Northeastern University Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 30 seconds For many Mitchell Scholars, one of the greatest celebrations of the holiday season is graduation. That’s how it was for Patrick Luizzo, the 2018 Scholar from Edward Little High School… Read more »

Alumni Answer the Call During MIAC-Led Alumnathon in December

December is widely regarded as the season of giving. Given the results of this year’s Alumnathon fundraising campaign, it must be a sentiment shared by many within the Mitchell Scholar Alumni community. During two weeks in early to mid-December, 15 members of the Mitchell Institute Alumni Council (MIAC) and Institute Board member Nate Kinney ’08… Read more »

Watch the January 2023 News Center Maine Interview with Four Mitchell Scholars

Within weeks of the 2023 Mitchell Scholarship application period opening, News Center Maine reporter Chloe Teboe visited the Mitchell Institute for interviews with four Mitchell Scholars about the impact of the Scholarship and its many wraparound supports on college-going young people statewide. Joining Teboe for the interview that aired on Jan. 18, 2023, were (left… Read more »

The 2023 Mitchell Scholarship Application Is Now Open

We welcome graduating students from Maine’s public high schools to submit online applications before midnight on April 1, 2023. Information about the Mitchell Scholarship and the application process is available on the Mitchell Scholarship application page. We look forward to welcoming the 2023 Mitchell Scholars to our community. New for the 2023 Mitchell Scholarship application… Read more »