Each year, Rollins awards hundreds of scholarships to talented students. In fact, Money.com 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuition Exchange Program
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).
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.
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
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 $24,000 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.