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Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity

The Wesleyan University Hamilton Prize for Creativity is a four-year, full tuition scholarship established in honor of Hamilton writer, composer, and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda (class of 2002) and director Thomas Kail (class of 1999).  This scholarship covers full tuition at Wesleyan for four years and is worth over $200,000.  All incoming first-year students are eligible to apply for the prize, which will be awarded to the student whose work of creative written expression is judged to best reflect the originality, artistry, and dynamism embodied in Broadway's Hamilton.  To qualify for the prize, the recipient must be accepted to and enroll full-time at Wesleyan University for the 2017-2018 school year.  Interested students can apply online at  Completed applications must be received on or before January 1st, 2017.  The scholarship recipient will be notified no later than May 31st, 2017.

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