Mitchell Institute Ups Scholarship Amount by 20 Percent (Bangor Daily News)

Amid a challenging economy in which the focus is commonly on reducing spending, the Mitchell Institute, founded by former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, a member of the Class of 1954, is doing just the opposite.

At a weekend luncheon for the 2011 Mitchell Scholars, it was announced that each would receive $1,000 more than their predecessors.

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