Free Room 2015 You’re eligible to save over $6,000 your freshman year. Apply today! Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. We hope this makes your decision a little easier. You can see a dorm room as well as meet a faculty member from any of the 50 majors that are offered at Roberts. YOU COULD WIN A DECKED-OUT DORM ROOM Upload a picture to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram of something you’d want in your ideal dorm room. Make sure to use hashtag #rwcfreeroom or tag Roberts Wesleyan to be entered for a $500 Bed Bath & Beyond gift card towards your future room! You must be accepted into Roberts and qualify for the free room scholarship to be eligible. Who is eligible for free room? First-time, full-time freshman students (as defined by the Federal Government) entering in Fall 2015 will be offered a scholarship equivalent to the cost of a non-single room (over a $6,000 value) for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 terms. All recipients must live on campus and total grants and scholarships must NOT exceed full tuition to be eligible for the free room scholarship. AP and other college credits obtained during high school will not disqualify students from being designated as “first-time, full-time freshman” for the purposes of this program. What happens after the freshman year? Following the freshman year, students would be charged normal room rates if they live on campus. However, a portion of the savings from free room will be made up by the following scholarship which begin only after a student’s freshman year: Roberts Wesleyan College Resident Tuition Grant will be available for students who continue to live on campus in the amount of $4000 after their first year at RWC.Roberts Wesleyan College Grants may also be available for students with high financial need. Does this include food as well? This scholarship does not include board or food. This only applies to the room or dorm cost. What do I do next? Schedule a visit to Roberts where you can see a dorm room as well as meet a faculty member from any of the 50 majors that are offered at Roberts. Apply online and send us a recommendation and high school transcript. Can I enter during a semester other than fall 2015 and receive the free room? This benefit is not offered to first-time, full-time freshman students who enter during Spring or any other future semester. This only applies to students who enter in fall 2015. I am coming to Roberts under an exchange program or faculty/staff discount. Does this apply to me? No. Since the Free Room is a scholarship, Roberts will not exceed the cost of tuition in total grants and scholarships to cover room cost as well. This means the program is not eligible for the following groups: full-time tuition-exchange students from other colleges or universities who receive employee discounts on tuition full-time Roberts faculty/staff dependents who receive employee discounts on tuition full-time students receiving full tuition from any source I have taken AP classes and other college credits while in high school, will I be disqualified as a “first-time, full-time freshman” for this program? AP and other college credits obtained during high school will not disqualify students from being designated as “first-time, full-time freshman” for the purposes of this program. Will the room cost be removed from my student bill during the first year? No. The room cost will be shown on the bill but you will see a scholarship in the amount of the room cost. It will be called “Free Room Scholarship.” If I receive scholarships (academic, athletic or combined) that cover full tuition, will I receive an additional scholarship to cover room? No. Since the free room is a scholarship we will not exceed the cost of tuition in total grants and scholarships to cover room cost as well.