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The 2022 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, 2022. Information about the Mitchell Scholarship and the application process is available on our Scholarship page. We look forward to welcoming the 2022 Mitchell Scholars to our family!

Mitchell Institute announces new President and CEO

We are happy to announce our new President and CEO, Jared Cash. Jared will be joining the Mitchell Institute team in January 2022, having dedicated his career to furthering educational outcomes for college students in Maine. Please join us in giving Jared a warm welcome to our team! Jared shared: “Senator Mitchell’s vision to lift… Read more »

Highlights from the 2021 Fall Gala

This year’s virtual Mitchell Institute Gala was an extraordinary success, raising over $220,000 to support Scholar programs. Thanks to our sponsors and attendees, it was a special evening, filled with stories of resilience and tenacity. If you missed the program, and want to hear some of the authentic, moving Scholar stories, you can watch videos… Read more »

2021 Fall Gala Now Virtual

The Mitchell Institute Gala, the organization’s premier fundraising event, will return in 2021 as a virtual celebration. While we are disappointed to miss the chance to gather in person, we look forward to introducing guests to Mitchell Scholars safely and virtually. The event will take place over Zoom on Friday, September 17, from 4:00 p.m…. Read more »

The Mitchell Institute welcomes 2021 Mitchell Scholars

The Institute held a virtual Welcome Celebration in place of an in-person Welcome Brunch on Saturday, August 7th. 76 Scholars and over 100 attendees overall attended–including stakeholders from various colleges, Mitchell Institute Board and Senator’s Circle members, and parents/guardians of Scholars. 2020 Scholar Jean-Daniel Liwanga spoke to Scholars about his experience with Institute resources and… Read more »