How to Apply

Follow the steps below to submit your scholarship application.

Important Reminders 

First-year students

Step 1: Apply for Admission by November 1

Submit your application for admission by the Early Action deadline. All application materials must be submitted by November 15 to be considered for Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Programs. 

Step 2: Complete your Scholarship Application by November 15

Once you have submitted your application for admission, please review your email and your MyMountaineer Portal for instructions on starting your application for Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Programs. 

Required scholarship application materials:

  • List of activities
  • Essays (number of essays depends on which program you choose to apply for)
  • Chancellor's Scholarship Only: Two letters of recommendation (two recommendation letters from your admissions application or two additional supplemental letters)

Transfer students

Step 1: Apply for Admission by February 1

Submit your application for admission by the Priority Admissions Application date. All application materials must be submitted by February 15 to be considered for Transfer Student Scholarships. 

Step 2: Complete your Scholarship Application by March 1

The Transfer Student Scholarship Application opens January 15. Apply in your MyMountaineer Portal. Look for "apply for transfer scholarships."

Continuing students

Complete your scholarship application by February 15

Currently enrolled students may apply through the Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP) and will automatically be matched to scholarships you are eligible to receive.