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Learn How to Apply to SSF.  We'll tell you what information you'll need, and give links to the eligibility requirements and Online Application. SSF accepts applications year-round, but the sooner you apply the better!

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Latest News

July 25th Latest News!

Two Golden Chief Season Tickets
SSF is raffling off a pair of Golden Chief season tickets for the FSU Seminole Football games including free parking at SSF! If you would like a raffle ticket, call the SSF office at (850) 222-3833. Tickets are just $50*, a great value for the chance to win such a coveted prize!
*(recommended donation)



July 16th News!

We are excited to announce that our new Resident Handbook & Student Code of Conduct has been updated!

Click here to check it out!




July 11th News!

We recently created a new way to stay better connected with our alumni and friends!

Click here to Update Your Information


June 26th News!

Click Here to view the Mentoring Program Application



June 11th News!

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of a great man and huge friend to SSF, Dr. James Stanley Marshall. Dr. Marshall served as an SSF Board Member, was a Past Chair of the Board of Directors, and was a constant member of our Pledge Society. He was a great advocate of SSF and lived our vision of an Education for Life. Dr. Marshall also founded The James Madison Institute and served as President of Florida State University. We are honored to have shared in the life of such an outstanding individual.

Read more about Dr. Marshall in hisTallahassee Democrat Obituary.



June 6th News!

Today, SSF starts summer hours on Fridays! Through July, the SSF offices will be open from 9AM - 4 PM on Fridays.

Education For Life 5K - 2014

Thank you for joining us for the 5th Annual Education for Life 5k in Tallahassee! We greatly appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you on the course next year! Visit our Facebook page to see our photo album of the race!

Prospective Students!

Southern Scholarship Foundation proudly serves students attending four major universities in Florida: Florida A&M University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, and the University of Florida. We also serve students attending Tallahassee Community College and Santa Fe College. Click Here to learn more about daily life at SSF.

Interested In Donating?

Making a donation to SSF is easy, just click on the donation button below and you will be transferred to our secure online donation area where your funds will go directly to SSF.

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