Graduate Scholarships Beginning Fall 2022

The Hamilton Holt School Scholarship Program was established to provide financial assistance to qualified students who might otherwise be unable to pursue their education. The Holt School Scholarship Fund, established almost thirty years ago, has awarded over $5 million in scholarships to Holt students through the generous support of individual and corporate donors. 

Eligibility:

A completed admission application must be received by the priority filing deadline to qualify for Hamilton Holt Scholarships. Most awards are based on a combination of past academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. Eligibility is partly based on the information reported in your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additional financial information may be requested if you are not eligible to complete a FAFSA due to citizenship status. The scholarships listed below are awarded only at the time of admission. 

Education Department Scholarships

A $1,000 annually renewing education scholarship will be awarded to fully admitted, degree seeking students with an overall undergraduate 3.0 GPA or higher from an accredited institution and with demonstrated financial need.

Scholarships are renewable for up to three years with enrollment of at least 12 credit hours annually and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students who enroll in only 12 credit hours per year will not complete all degree requirements within the three-year scholarship limit. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to address their individual needs.

Counseling Department Scholarships

A $1,000 annually renewing counseling scholarship will be awarded to selected fully admitted, degree seeking students with an overall undergraduate 3.2 GPA or higher from an accredited institution as well as financial circumstances, demonstrated social justice advocacy and attempts to maintain a diverse student body. The number of awards will be determined based on funds available each academic year.

Scholarships are renewable for up to three years with enrollment of at least 12 credit hours annually and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students who enroll in only 12 credit hours per year will not complete all degree requirements within the three-year scholarship limit. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to address their individual needs.

Master of Liberal Studies Scholarships

A $2,000 annually renewing liberal arts scholarship is awarded to fully admitted, degree seeking students with an overall undergraduate 3.0 GPA or higher from an accredited institution and with demonstrated financial need. 

Scholarships are renewable for up to three years with enrollment of at least 12 credit hours annually and an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students who enroll in only 12 credit hours per year will not complete all degree requirements within the three-year scholarship limit. Students are encouraged to create a course plan with their academic advisor that addresses their individual needs.

Finish Line Scholarship

This one-time scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need and who are experiencing unforseen hardship during the students final semester(s) of their program. Students must have an overall Rollins College GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in the last two semesters of their academic program. Please contact your academic advisor for instructions on how to apply.

Tuition Discounts

Master of Public Health

As a community health partner, the Hamilton Holt School offers a 10% discount to verified employees and medical staff of Orlando Health or Advent Health who enroll in the graduate program in Public Health (MPH).

To request a tuition discount, students must submit an Graduate Health Programs Tuition Discount Request.


Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis & Clinical Science

The Hamilton Holt School offers a 10% tuition discount to verified employees of current practicum sites.

To request a tuition discount, students must submit an ABACS Tuition Discount Request.

 

Graduate Assistantships

Rollins College offers graduate assistantships, which are posted regularly at the Rollins Careers site. Compensation and hours vary by positions. Students may apply for graduate assistantships once they have been accepted into a graduate program.

Applied Behavior Analysis & Clinical Science

The Department of Health Professions at Rollins College offers two (2) Research Assistantships in Applied Behavior Analysis and Clinical Science. These annual positions will run the full academic year with the option of re-applying for one additional year. The stipend for this award will be $10,000 per student, paid bi-weekly and subject to applicable taxes.  You will be expected to work an average of 10 hours per week, including during breaks between semesters. These hours may include evenings and weekends.

The positions entail primary assignment to an ABACS faculty member to assist with her research program but also may involve helping other program faculty members, thesis students, and research assistants.

Human Resources Graduate Assistantship

The Master of Human Resources program funds one graduate assistantship position, MHR Experiential Learning. The student selected for this position works in the Center for Career and Life Planning and receives compensation of up to $9,750 at the rate of $15 per hour. This position will be posted in late Spring via the Rollins Handshake jobs site, which can be accessed with your Rollins login.

Counseling Department Graduate Assistantships

The Graduate Counseling Program offers assistantships that cover the cost of courses taken during the fall and spring semesters. Assistantships are appointments held in various positions on campus.  Five assistantships are open to upper-level graduate counseling students (usually second year in the program). If upper-level students are not able to fill all positions, first year students will be given the opportunity to apply.

Compensation consists of tuition fees for the Fall and Spring terms to a maximum of six courses over two terms. Please note that students who have other employment, receive tuition remission, or are on internship are not able to fulfill the requirements of these positions. This compensation will be taxed as income.

Counseling Department assistantship postings will be distributed to eligible students by Rollins email in March. Priority is given to second-year students. If positions are not filled, they will then be advertised to incoming students.

  • GSC Department- Cornell Counseling Clinic
  • GSC Department- Assistant to the Department Faculty
  • Accessibility Services Office Organizational Consultant and Note-taking Assistant
  • Office of Career and Life Planning
  • Center for Inclusion and Campus Involvement