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2023 Mitchell Scholars Make Headlines

In late June, we announced the Class of 2023 Mitchell Scholars on our social media channels and website. It is, by far, the most joyful news we share with the world every year. We also announced the 166 new Mitchell Scholarship recipients in a wave of press releases to newspapers large and small across Maine,… Read more »

Scholars Speak Podcast: Cassandra Cote Grantham

In the latest episode of the Scholars Speak podcast, host Michele Martin, the 1999 Mitchell Scholar from Scarborough High School, catches up with one of Maine’s most impactful public health leaders: Cassandra Cote Grantham, the 2000 Mitchell Scholar from Falmouth High School. Listen up as Grantham, who earned a bachelor’s in French and Religious Studies… Read more »

The Mitchell Institute Awards $1.66 Million to 166 New Mitchell Scholars Statewide

Each Mitchell Scholar will receive a scholarship award of $10,000, along with ongoing personal, academic and professional support throughout their college careers Contact: Marc Glass mglass@mitchellinstitute.org / 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… Read more »

Building the Mitchell Scholar Community in 2023, 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 2023 recipients and welcome them to the Mitchell Institute community. And judging from the smiles on the faces of the new… Read more »