SSF’s success is due to the active participation from our alumni and partners. As a supporter of SSF, you help ensure rent-free housing and cooperative living for future generations of students.

SSF is privately funded. Your gifts supply SSF with the critical operating support needed to cover the cost of rent-free housing scholarships for students. To learn more about how your gift makes a lasting impact, please review our latest Executive Summary.

Executive Summary

Alumni Leadership Council

The Alumni Leadership Council is composed of former Southern Scholarship Foundation residents passionate about the future of the Foundation. The ALC meets quarterly with SSF’s Director of Development to discuss opportunities to grow the Foundation, through fundraising, such as the annual Alumni Legacy Fund Campaign, resident engagement opportunities, and by providing valuable alumni feedback on proposed initiatives.

Learn more about this year’s Alumni Legacy Fund Campaign.

If you are interested in learning more about the SSF the Alumni Leadership Council please email Lisa Heil at lheil@southernscholarship.org

Scholarship Application Review and Applicant Interview

Are you interested in becoming involved with Southern Scholarship Foundation?

Volunteer as an Application Reviewer or Applicant Interviewer! Volunteers are needed both in the Fall and Spring to assist staff with the large volume of applications as the Foundation prepares to accept a limited number of new residents each semester. Application Reviewers assist in evaluating new resident applications, and Applicant Interviewers assist Student Affairs staff by conducting new applicant interviews. Both the application reviewers and interviewers use a staff-provided rubric for comments and scoring. Volunteers must complete thorough training with the Directors of Student Affairs, please complete the following form to join the mailing list and be notified about upcoming trainings and volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer interest form

Recruit Students for SSF

Do you have students in mind for the Southern Scholarship Foundation?

Request additional informational and recruitment materials by emailing SSF’s Communications Specialist at akellenberger@southernscholarship.org!

SSF additionally offers organized tours and presentations about the housing scholarship both for individuals and groups, request a tour today!

Schedule a Tour

Internships & Career Opportunities for Residents

Does your workplace or organization offer internships or learning activities for college students?

Southern Scholarship Foundation residents study a wide variety of majors and are excellent candidates for internships and career opportunities.

Promote your workplace or organization's opportunity to current residents and recent alumni

Reach out to Alexa Kellenberger, Communications Specialist at SSF, via akellenberger@southernshcolarship.org to learn more about connecting with SSF residents.