Types of Financial Aid

Learn more about the four basic types of financial aid — scholarships, grants, loans, and employment.

Scholarships

Merit Scholarships

Rollins offers nine scholarships based on academic merit. Several, including the Alfond Scholars Program and Goings Scholarship, cover full tuition, room, and board.

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $2,000 up to full tuition, room, and board
Criteria: Awarded as part of the admission process
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Florida Bright Futures

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $77 or $103 per credit hour
Criteria: Awarded in high school senior year
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Athletic Scholarships

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Varies
Criteria: Contact coach

Music and Theatre

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Varies
Criteria: Contact Music or Theatre Department

Legacy Scholarship

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $2,000
Criteria: Learn More

Goings Scholarship

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Up to full tuition, room, board, and books

Outside Scholarships

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Varies
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Grants

Federal Pell Grant

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $0 – $5,730
Criteria: Need; complete FAFSA
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SEOG

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $2,000
Criteria: Need; complete FAFSA by March 1
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Opportunity Award

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $10,000
Criteria: Need; complete FAFSA by March 1
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Rollins Grant

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $200 – $32,000
Criteria: Need; complete FAFSA by March 1
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Florida Student Assistance Grant

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $2,500
Criteria: Need and Florida resident; complete FAFSA by March 1
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Florida Resident Access Grant

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $3,000
Criteria: Florida resident; complete Florida Residency Affidavit
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Yellow Ribbon Program

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Up to full tuition
Criteria: Eligible military veterans and dependents
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Loans

Federal Stafford Loans

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $200 – $12,500
Criteria: FAFSA and grade level

Federal Perkins Loan

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: $1,000
Criteria: FAFSA and need; complete by March 1

Federal Parent PLUS Loans

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Cost of attendance - other aid
Criteria: Credit-eligible borrower

Private Student Loans

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: ost of attendance - other aid
Criteria: Credit-eligible borrower

Work Study

Federal College Work Study

2014-2015 Yearly Amount: Up to $2,000
Criteria: Apply for positions in the summer