€20 million for Mitchell scholarships

Ireland“The Government plans to put an extra €20 million into the George Mitchell Scholarship Fund over the next number of years to secure the future of the prestigious programme, according to the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O’Keeffe TD. Minister O’Keeffe has sent the George Mitchell Scholarship Fund (Amendment) Bill 2009 to the Office of Parliamentary Counsel for formal drafting following a Government decision approving the general scheme of the Bill. It’s expected the Bill will be published in the autumn …” (more)

[CorkPolitics.ie, 17 August]

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