UL Welcomes George J. Mitchell Scholar

University of Limerick International student, Mark Brennan has been awarded the George J. Mitchell Scholarship and was officially welcomed to Ireland at a welcoming reception held in Dublin recently.  Mark Brennan, a graduate of Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, USA, who is currently studying for an MSc in Mathematical Modelling at UL, was joined by fellow Mitchell Scholars and welcomed to Ireland by Senator George J. Mitchell and US-Ireland Alliance president, Trina Vargo.

The Mitchell Scholarship, which is sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance and named in honour of Senator George J. Mitchell’s contribution to the Northern Ireland peace process, is awarded annually to up to twelve scholars who are judged on their scholarship, leadership and commitment to community and public service.  The Mitchell Scholarship provides tuition, accommodation, a living expenses stipend and an international travel stipend.

Source: www.ul.ie

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