First-year Arts students of the College of Liberal Arts have great opportunities to lower their financial burden by winning one of the scholarships offered by the College of Liberal Arts. Fees for graduating four years program can force students to limit their educational expenses. The students who have a desire and commitment to pursue additional prestigious recognition such as Rhodes, Truman, Goldwater or Turman scholarships during their undergraduate years are welcome
The College Liberal Arts have started the Alfond Scholarship Program to help first-year students. Alfond Scholars Program was started with the help of the Harold Alfond Foundation. This scholarship program helps ten students to pursue their interested careers without worrying about their educational expenses.
The education at the College of Liberal Arts challenges you to step outside of your intellectual comfort zone. College helps students to explore new ideas, reconcile seemingly irreconcilable perspectives, read critically, and write reflectively. At the College of Liberal Arts, students won’t serve the community for the mere purpose of adding a line to your resume but will connect your education and your passions to the needs of the world.
Who May Be Eligible?
To be eligible for the Alfond Scholars Program, the applicant must qualify the following requirements:
- Candidate must be enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts for four years program. The applicant should live on campus for four years.
- Applicants should have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.33 on a scale of 4.0.
- The fellow should have an SAT score higher than 1450 (Evidence-Based Reading and Math) or ACT score higher than 32 (composite).
- The applicant should have the strength of high school curriculum and extracurricular activities.
How to Apply
There is no specific application form for the scholarship; students enrolled in the first year submitting the admission form is the only application form for the grant. Selected applicants will receive an invitation to the Scholars weekend interview competition. If any queries students can contact the office.
Office of Admission
Rollins College – 2720
1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
- Applicant should submit their GPA scorecard with the application.
- Students should attach their SAT or ACT scores with the scholarship application.
- A school transcript should be attached to the application.
- The applicant should attach a counselor’s recommendation letter with the application. This letter should include why the applicant is the right candidate for the scholarship.
- Fellows should submit a secondary school report with the application.
- Applicants should submit a personal statement. This particular statement should include the applicant’s awards, achievements, career goals, etc. The personal statement should be written in such a format that the scholarship committee can know more about the applicant.
- Candidates should submit an essay with the application.
10 Winners will be awarded this scholarship. This scholarship is renewable for three years. The value of each scholarship is more than $230,000 over four years. This scholarship fund should be used for tuition, room, and board—to entering first-year students in the College of Liberal Arts at Rollins College. Winners will have the following benefits:
- Mentoring by Rollins’ Office of External and Competitive Scholarships and the Associate Dean of Advising
- Enrolment in the World Issues in Perspective course and the Intersession Service Immersion course during the first year
- Participation in at least one off-campus experience such as Washington Semester or study abroad during the first three years
- Research collaboration with Rollins faculty members
The deadline to submit the College of Liberal Arts Alfond Scholars application is November 1, 2020.