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Southern Experience Scholarship

Be a part of it all with the Southern Experience Scholarship

Visiting campus is a critical part of the college search process. It allows you to experience life on our sunny, lakeside campus while forging personal connections with faculty and students.

FSC's Southern Experience Scholarship is designed to help you make the most of your college search - giving you the chance to experience all that Florida Southern has to offer - while minimizing costs.


To qualify students must:

  • Apply for admission by March 1, 2024.
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  • Register for a visit scheduled through FSC's Admissions office by March 15, 2024.
  • Participate in a visit between July 1, 2023, and March 23, 2024.
  • Recommended to complete the FAFSA before February 1, 2024, for maximum financial aid consideration.
  • Enroll at Florida Southern for the first time in the Fall 2024 semester.

For Florida students: This award totals up to $4,000, valued at up to $1,000 per year over four years.

For out-of-state students: This award totals up to $6,000, valued at up to $1,500 per year over four years.

To continue to receive these benefits, the student must be enrolled full-time and remain in good academic standing.

Your Southern Experience Scholarship will be included in your financial aid award each year you attend Florida Southern College. This scholarship can only be applied toward tuition and does not cover costs associated with study abroad, Junior Journey, or other off-campus programs.

You will not be eligible for this scholarship if:

  • You receive a full-tuition benefit from any other scholarship program.
  • You receive an athletic scholarship.
  • The value of the Southern Experience Scholarship, combined with additional scholarships awarded, exceeds the total cost of tuition.

Southern Select

Join us for Southern Select, an exclusive event tailored for admitted students, offering a comprehensive glimpse into vibrant campus life. Engage with esteemed faculty, dive into academic interests, foster new friendships, and savor an unforgettable day. Parents are encouraged to join, with activities planned to enrich their visit experience, too.

Campus Tours

Experience campus firsthand through daily tours, available Monday through Friday. Led by knowledgeable student guides, these tours include an information session. Following the tour, sit down with your personal admissions counselor to have all your questions answered and gain valuable insights into life at FSC.