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 criteria for each program, click the hyperlink under each award type.



2015-2016 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
     Legacy Scholarship $2,000 (starting in 2015-2016) Complete Application
     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  
     Federal Pell Grant $0 - $5,775 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