Miranda Family Scholarship

Lin Manuel and his father


Dear Music, Theatre and Dance students,

Rhode Island College has the distinction of offering the first-ever Miranda Family Scholarship started by the one and only Lin-Manuel and the entire Miranda family. Applications are now open to be considered for a 2022- 2023 award.

First-generation students from underserved communities who are pursuing a degree in music, theatre or dance may apply. Ideal students must demonstrate a commitment to the arts both as a student and a career. 


Eligible student must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Have earned sufficient credits to be considered a junior or senior.
  • First-generation college student.
  • Major in Music, Theatre or Dance.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5.

Scholarship award:

  • $3,000 - $5,000 for up to two years.

Applications are due no later than November 15, 2022. Awards will be determined prior to the start of the Spring 2023 semester.
Questions should be directed to tborgerding@ric.edu.

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