Types of Financial Aid

Learn more about the four basic types of financial aid available to evening students in Rollins’ Hamilton Holt School, including undergraduate and graduate scholarships, undergraduate grants, undergraduate and graduate loans, and work study.

Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships

Holt Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

The Hamilton Holt School Scholarship Program was established to provide financial assistance to qualified students who might otherwise be unable to pursue their education. Most awards are based on a combination of past academic achievement, leadership, and service potential, plus demonstrated financial need. Get more information regarding the scholarship program, an overview of the application process, and deadlines to apply.

Yearly Amount: Amount varies
Criteria: Need, academics, and leadership; complete FAFSA and Holt scholarship application by published deadline

Bright Futures Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

2016-2017 Yearly Amount: $77 or $103 per credit hour
Criteria: Awarded in high school senior year.

Holt Scholarships for Graduate Counseling Students

Depending on availability of funds, scholarships may be available to new or current students enrolled in the Graduate Studies in Counseling program. Awards are based on academic achievement, academic promise, financial circumstances, and attempts to maintain a diverse student body. Get more information regarding the assistantship program, position descriptions and the application process.

Yearly Amount: Amount varies
Criteria: Contact academic department for specific information and application procedure.

Graduate Studies in Counseling Assistantships

The Graduate Studies in Counseling program offers assistantships which cover courses taken during the fall and spring semesters. Assistantships are appointments held in various positions on campus. One graduate assistantship is available to a first year student and five assistantships are open to upper-level students (usually second year in the program). Students who are in the internship phase of their program are not eligible.

Yearly Amount: Amount varies
Criteria: Contact academic department for specific information and application procedure.

Masters of Liberal Studies Scholarships

Several partial scholarships are awarded to newly admitted degree-seeking students on a competitive basis by Rollins College. Get more information regarding the assistantship program, position descriptions and the application process.

Yearly Amount: Amount varies
Criteria: Contact academic department for specific information and application procedure.

Outside Scholarships

Yearly Amount: Amount varies

Yellow Ribbon

Yearly Amount: Up to full tuition
Criteria: Eligible military veterans and dependents.

Learn More About Holt Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships

Undergraduate Grants

Federal Pell Grant

A need-based federal program. Eligibility for this award is determined through the financial aid application process. Maximum number of semesters a student may receive the Federal Pell Grant is the equivalent of 12 full-time semesters. Annualy renawable by completing the FAFSA (and showing demonstrated need) and maintaing a 2.0 GPA with at least a 67% completion rate of attempted courses.

2016-2017 Yearly Amount: $0 - $5,815
Criteria: Need; complete FAFSA

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

A federal program for students with exceptional need who are also eligible for the Pell Grant program. Maximum award is $300. Annualy renawable by completing the FAFSA (and showing high level of demonstrated need) and maintaing a 2.0 GPA with at least a 67% completion rate of attempted courses.

2016-2017 Yearly Amount: $300
Criteria: Need; complete FAFSA by April 15th

Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)

A state grant that provides assistance to Florida residents who have financial need. The grant is renewable provided you maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and complete at least 12 credit hours each semester you reaceive the award (or a total of 24 hours for the year). Renewal of this program is also contingent on your completion of a financial aid application and continued financial need.

2016-2017 Yearly Amount: $1,800
Criteria: Need and Florida resident; complete FAFSA by April 15

Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG)

A state grant that is not based on financial need and is available to students who are residents of Florida attending a private institution. The grant is renewable provided you maintain at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average and complete at least 12 credit hours each semester you reaceive the award (or a total of 24 hours for the year). The Florida legislature determines the award each summer for the upcoming academic year.

2016-2017 Yearly Amount: $3,000
Criteria: Florida resident; complete Florida Residency Affidavit

Undergraduate & Graduate Loans

Rollins participates in the federal Direct Loan program for all federal Stafford and PLUS loans. Rollins has established a Student Loan Code of Conduct. Please note, if you are graduating at the end of fall semester, review information on loan proration as your loan amounts will be impacted.

Federal Stafford Loans (Subsidized/Unsubsidized)

Yearly Amount: $200 - $20,500
Criteria: FAFSA and grade level
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Federal Parent PLUS Loan

The William D. Ford Federal Direct PLUS Loan is available to the parents of dependent undergraduate students and graduate/professional students. The PLUS loan is offered at a fixed interest rate of 6.31 percent. Applicants with no adverse credit history can apply for a PLUS loan up to the full cost of attendance, less other financial aid. The student for whom the parent PLUS loan is being borrowed must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In the cases of a non-custodial parent PLUS applicant, even though their financial information is not required on the FAFSA, certain general federal aid eligibility requirements must be met. For more information regarding this program or to apply online, visit our PLUS Loan page.

Yearly Amount: Cost of attendance less other aid
Criteria: Credit-eligible borrower/parent of a dependent undergraduate student

Federal Graduate/Professional PLUS Loan

Yearly Amount: Cost of attendance less other aid
Criteria: Credit-eligible borrower/graduate student; must complete FAFSA

Private Student Loans

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

Work Study

Federal College Work Study is available to students who qualify based on financial need. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year and must submit required paperwork to the Financial Aid Office. Jobs are available throughout campus and are designed to be flexible to meet your needs. You are paid directly for any hours worked, there is no impact on your student account, so you may use the earnings as you see fit.

If you have been awarded Federal College Work Study, you will receive instructions on how to apply via your Rollins e-mail account. Please check your Financial Aid award on Foxlink for confirmation of your award. If you have not been awarded Federal College Work Study, please contact our office and we will review your account to see if you qualify. You will not receive a job assignment if Federal College Work Study is not already awarded to you.

Yearly Amount: Amount varies
Criteria: Please contact us if interested

Office of Financial Aid

Mailing Address

1000 Holt Ave. – 2721
Winter Park, FL 32789

Physical Location

Rinker Building
View on Campus Map

T. 407.646.2395
F. 407.646.2173
finaid@rollins.edu

Hours

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.