Kim Gustafson

(Former role) Scholarship Director

Senator George J. Mitchell Scholarship Research Institute

Kim works for the Mitchell Institute, an organization founded by Senator George J. Mitchell that is dedicated to strengthening Maine communities by providing Maine students a path to success in college and beyond. She oversees the Mitchell Scholarship application and selection process, and she collaborates with colleagues to support Mitchell Scholars and Alumni wherever they are in their academic, professional, and personal development through a broad array of programs. Kim thrives on facilitating connections between individuals and the resources that best meet their preferences and needs. Prior to joining the Mitchell Institute in 2015, she spent many years with the admission and career development departments at Bates College. Kim graduated from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies and was previously certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator.

Since completing the Fellowship, Kim has become Senior Director of Scholarship Operations of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholars.