Types of Aid & Renewal Criteria

There are four basic types of financial aid - Scholarships, Grants, Loans, and Employment.  Please follow the links below for information regarding each type. To learn about the renewal critera for each program, click the hyperlink under each award type.



2014-2015 Yearly Amount


     Merit Scholarships $15,000 up to full tuition, room, and board Awarded as part of the admission process.
     Bright Futures $77 or $103 per credit hour Awarded in high school senior year.
     Athletic Scholarships Varies Contact coach
     Music and Theatre Varies Contact Music or Theatre Department
     Goings Scholarship Up to full tuition, room, board, and books http://www.rollins.edu/admission/goings.html
     PTK Scholarship $6,000 per year New transfer students only. Click here for details.
     Outside Scholarships Varies  
Grants & Need-Based Awrds    
     Federal Pell Grant $0 - $5,730 Need; complete FAFSA
     SEOG $2,000 Need; complete FAFSA by April 15th
     Opportunity Award $10,000 Need; complete FAFSA
     Rollins Grant $200 - $27,000 Need; complete FAFSA by April 15th
     Florida Student Assistance $2,500 Need and Florida resident; complete FAFSA by April 15
     Florida Resident Access $3,000 Florida resident; complete Florida Residency Affidavit
     Yellow Ribbon Program Up to full tuition Eligible military veterans and dependents.
     Federal Stafford Loans $200 - $12,500 FAFSA and grade level
     Federal Perkins Loan $1,000-$2,000 FAFSA and need; complete by April 15
     Federal Parent PLUS Loans COA - other aid FAFSA; credit-eligible borrower
     Federal GRAD PLUS Loans COA - other aid FAFSA; credit-eligible borrower
     Private Student Loans COA - other aid Credit-eligible borrower
Work Study    
     Federal College Work Study Up to $2,000 Apply for positions in the summer