Welcome to Southern Scholarship Foundation

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.

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.

Education for Life 5K - 2016

Thank you for joining us for the 6th 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!

Keep an eye out for more info about our 7th Annual Education for Life 5K on March 19th!

Latest News

August 31st Latest News!

The best football parking in Tallahassee begins this weekend, September 5th!

The parking lot will have security manning the entrances and the lot. All interested cars should plan to come to the lot within four hours of kick off. The lot is within walking distance to the stadium with use of the tunnel. Check out our 'Park at SSF' page HERE


FSU Home Games:

September 5th vs. Texas State

September 12th vs. USF

October 10th vs. Miami

October 17th vs.Louisville

October 31st vs.Syracuse

November 14th vs. NC State

November 21st vs.Chattanooga

August 24th News!

Thank you to everyone who purchased a raffle ticket in support of our Charity Raffle Drawing!

The drawing was completed at our Whole Foods - Tallahassee #GiveBack event on Friday, August 21st. The winners are...

University of Florida Season Passes: James and Kimberly Bowlin

Florida State University Season Passes: Randy Guemple

August 17th News!

Whole Foods Market - Tallahassee #GiveBack Day is on August 21st, THIS Friday!

Add 'Donate to SSF' to your grocery shopping list and donate to an #Education4Life! By shopping at Whole Foods Market in Tallahassee, FL this Friday, 5% of your receipt will automatically be donated to SSF's rent-free housing program. SSF will partnering with Pilot Club of Tallahassee from open to close.

Thank you for your support! 

August 10th News!

Macy's Shop for A Cause $5 Magic Cards FOR SALE!

Since 2006, Macy's Shop for A Cause Event has partnered with non-profit organizations nationwide to raise more than $47 million for their ongoing charitable efforts. This is your chance to be part of this monumental event on Saturday, August 29, 2015, at your local Macy's department store. Support SSF TODAY by purchasing a $5 Magic Shopping Pass for exclusive savings in every Macy's store on August 29th. All proceeds from magic passes going directly to Southern Scholarship Foundation rent-free housing scholarships.

For more information or to purchase a magic pass, contact SSF at (850) 222-3833 today. 

August 3rd News!

Today is Kayleigh's first day as the SSF Foundation Liaison and Executive Assistant! Kayleigh Whitman is an ‪#‎SSFAlum‬ from the McKaig House and has moved back to Tallahassee after completing graduate coursework in Boston. This position is the glue of our team and the one who keeps our office moving forward. Thank you for your energy and excitement for the upcoming adventures we will experience together.

Please join us in welcoming Kayleigh to the SSF Team!

July 27th News!

Thank you to the Florida Verve for this outstanding article about our "college miracle" program!

The Florida Verve, a state-wide magazine, has highlighted our program in a July article by Mr. Robert Sanchez. We thank him and the Florida Verve staff for providing a positive and heartwarming overview of our program and the students we serve. Review the article HERE.

July 20th News!

The #SSFStar initiative highlights the incredible students in our program!

By following SSF on our social media outlets, you will see an ongoing trend of #SSFStars. This hashtag represents the countless number of our residents and #SSFAlum who are receiving scholarships, internships, job offers, and recognition in their fields. We encourage all current residents and alumni of our program to contact our Social & Digital Media Manager, Marie Mahovetz, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inform her about new #SSFStars or about your own accomplishments!

We have the best students in higher education and they deserve to be highlighted!

July 14th News!

Board/Staff Retreat Weekend on July 17-18!

We are looking forward to our retreat this weekend where we will highlight strategic planning for the next two years as well as procedure reviews for our community-living program. 

Please note that our offices will be closed starting at 2 PM on July 17th and will re-open on Monday, July 20th, at 8:30 AM.

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