Each year, Rollins awards hundreds of scholarships to talented students. In fact, ranks us in the top 50 schools in the nation for merit-based aid. It’s just another way we’re supporting the next generation of global leaders. Whether you demonstrate outstanding academic ability or athleticism, live to serve your community, or have a knack for leadership, Rollins has scholarships dedicated to whatever makes you shine.

Rollins Scholarships

Rollins Academic Scholarships

At Rollins, academic scholarships are awarded based on a holistic review of your accomplishments as part of the admission process. As a result, when you apply to Rollins, you’re automatically considered for a wide range of merit scholarships that award from $15,000 to more than $65,000 annually.

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Boys & Girls Club Scholarships

This program provides full tuition, room, and board scholarships to students who are members of the Boys & Girls Club. A competitive interview process is conducted in early spring based on admission applications received.

Rosen Scholarships

The Rosen Scholarship provides full tuition, room, and board to students residing in the Parramore and Tangelo Park neighborhoods of Orlando. A competitive interview process is conducted in early spring based on admission applications received.

Rollins Athletic Scholarships

Rollins offers a range of partial athletic scholarships. To learn more, please contact the Rollins coach of your particular sport.

Rollins Music Scholarships

Rollins’ Department of Music offers a number of competitive scholarships to students with a focus in any instrument and any concentration. Music scholarships are awarded on a talent basis and require an audition.

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Rollins Theatre Scholarships

Rollins’ Department of Theatre & Dance offers a number of scholarships, including the prestigious Priscilla L. Parker Scholarship, which awards $10,000 per year.

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Bonner Leaders Program

The Bonner Leaders Program awards changemaking students up to $3,000 per year and provides unique leadership development and service opportunities. Recipients serve six to eight hours per week at nonprofits in the community and participate in a training and enrichment program to supplement their knowledge and skills. To apply for the program, students must be an incoming first-year student who has already been accepted to Rollins.

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First Step to Financial Aid

The first step in determining if you qualify for scholarships and financial aid is to apply to Rollins.

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Alfond Scholars Program

Our premier scholarship seeks to bring the best and brightest minds from around the world to Rollins College. Each year, up to 10 students may receive a full ride to the College of Liberal Arts, including four years’ worth of tuition, room, and board. Students who wish to be considered for the Alfond Scholarship must apply by the priority scholarship deadline of November 15.

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Scholarships for Florida Students

Florida Bright Futures

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship is a merit-based award that rewards Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement. Florida Bright Futures has two levels: The Florida Academic Scholars Award ($211 per credit hour) and the Florida Medallion Scholars Award ($158 per credit hour). Awards are determined by the state of Florida based on high school GPA, SAT/ACT scores, and community service.

Benacquisto Scholarship Program

The Benacquisto Scholarship Program is a merit-based award for Florida high school graduates who receive recognition as a National Merit Scholar. Eligible students receive between $15,000 and $20,000 per year in addition to other scholarships. You must list Rollins as your first-choice college with National Merit.

Understanding Florida State Aid

Floridians have access to special grants and scholarships to help you pay for college. We connected with Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Marissa Sanchez Delgado to break down some of the financial aid options you have available to you in Florida.

Scholarships for Transfer Students

Academic Scholarships

Like all applicants, transfer students are automatically considered for an array of academic scholarships when they apply to Rollins. For transfer students, these awards range from $6,000 to $20,000 per year and are based on your academic performance from high school to college. Learn more about academic scholarships at Rollins’ Office of Financial Aid.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships

Rollins offers an unlimited number of renewable $6,000-per-year scholarships to transfer students who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. To be eligible, you’ll need a 3.5 GPA and an AA degree (or in your last semester of completion when applying to Rollins) from a Florida community college.

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Raise.Me Micro-Scholarships

This free platform allows you to estimate your scholarship award from Rollins based on your achievements in school and life starting in the 9th grade. Sign up at and see how your accomplishments could translate to a Rollins merit scholarship.

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Outside Scholarships

You can also earn scholarships from businesses, clubs, organizations, and employers. Rollins’ Office of Financial Aid maintains a guide to identifying and applying for these outside scholarships. You can also explore these scholarships at and

Rollins’ Outside Scholarship Resource
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Want to get a feeling for what you qualify for in aid? Use our net price calculator tool to estimate your net cost for a Rollins education.

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