We're committed to making App State affordable for all students. Each year, App State awards an average of $25 million to students based on need, as well as academic and athletic achievement, and enrolls hundreds of students into Selective Academic Programs. On average, about $4.9 million in outside aid is awarded to App State students annually.
Incoming Student Dates & Deadlines
All admitted first-year students will automatically be considered for an Appalachian Excellence Scholarship. Other scholarships require additional application materials and deadlines.
November 15 (first-year students)
Early Action deadline required for scholarship consideration
February (first-year students)
February 1 (transfer students)
Consideration for scholarships begins for transfer students with completed admission application
March 31 (first-year students)
Scholarship recipients must accept their scholarship or request an extension by this date
The Hickory Scholarship is a one-time scholarship that will be given to the first 500 new students enrolled at the Hickory campus in 2024. This $2,000 award can be used to offset the costs of tuition and fees. No scholarship application is required.