January

 

  • Applicants start a new scholarship application on www.southernscholarship.org (bit.ly/Appy2SSF)
  • Applicants complete the FAFSA & save the Confirmation Page e-mail as a .pdf to upload in the application.
  • SSF begins processing applications.

 


February

 

  • Applicants continue submitting completed applications.
  • SSF continues processing applications.
  • Applicants start being contacted for interviews. *Note: Not everyone will be interviewed.

March

 

  • Applicant priority deadline for fall: March 1st. (The application remains open year-round)
  • Applicants continue submitting completed applications.
  • SSF continues processing applications. 
  • Applicants continue being contacted for interviews. *Note: Not everyone will be interviewed.

April

 

  • SSF continues processing applications.
  • 1st round of scholarship announcements go out mid-April.

May

 

  • 2nd round of announcements go out by May 15th.
  • Applications received after May 30th will be automatically placed on the Wait List.

June

 

  • 3rd round of announcements go out by June 15th.

July

 

  • Applicants learn about SSF and the requirements to apply at www.southernscholarship.org.
  • Previously Wait Listed students have the opportunity to re-apply for the spring by contacting the Admissions Team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with the request that their application be placed into Drafts.

August

 

  • Applicants update a current application or start a new one for spring at www.southernscholarship.org
  • SSF begins processing applications.

September

 

  • Applicants continue submitting completed applications for spring.
  • SSF continues processing applications.
  • SSF begins conducting applicant interviews. *Note: Not everyone is interviewed.

October

 

  • Applicant Priority Deadline for spring: October 31st. (The application remains open year-round)
  • Applicants continue submitting completed applications for spring.
  • SSF continues processing applications.
  • SSF continues conducting applicant interviews. *Note: Not everyone is interviewed.

November

 

  • Applications received after November 30 will be automatically placed on the Wait List for spring.
  • SSF continues processing applications. 
  • 1st round of scholarship announcements go out mid-November.

December

 

  • 2nd round of scholarship announcements go out by December 15th.
  • New applicants learn about SSF and the requirements at www.southernscholarship.org
  • Previously Wait Listed students have the opportunity to re-apply after January 1st by contacting the Admissions Team (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with a request to move their application to Drafts.

 

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