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 2024 Mitchell Scholarship application is now open
We welcome graduating students from Maine’s public high schools to apply for the 2024 Mitchell Scholarship — a $10,000 scholarship (payable in four installments of $2,500) awarded annually to a graduating student from each of Maine’s public high schools. To help more Maine students attain higher education, the Mitchell Institute provides scholarships for Maine students planning to attend two- and four-year degree programs at both in-state and out-of-state colleges. Click here to access the application.
20 More Mitchell Scholarships to be awarded in 2024
For the second consecutive year, the Mitchell Institute has expanded its longstanding commitment to award at least one $10,000 scholarship annually to a graduating student from each of Maine’s public high schools. In 2024, we will award 20 more Mitchell Scholarships statewide (on top of the 20 additional in 2023) — bringing the total number awarded to 185 this year. Click here to learn more about this year’s scholarship expansion.
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 will invest $1.85 million in Maine’s future this 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.