Continuing Student Scholarships
The 20-21 Edward J. Perkins International Affairs Book Award
The purpose of the Edward J. Perkins International Affairs Book Award, courtesy of the Association of Black American Ambassadors, is to provide financial support to junior, senior or graduate students majoring in an international relations field with a GPA of 3.2 or above. The award is to used for the purchase of academic and other books to advance a student's international affairs-related studies. Special consideration will be given to students who demonstrate financial need. (FAFSA) The application for 2020-2021 is currently closed.
Appalachian Warrior Fund
The Appalachian Warrior Fund has been established at Appalachian State University to honor veterans. This scholarship fund is for honorably discharged and disabled veterans and their children who have been admitted and enrolled at the university. The scholarship is for veterans with a disability rating between 10 and 50 percent awarded from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans must possess a minimum GPA of 2.8 and must be residents of North Carolina. In addition, they must provide proof of their discharge status and disability rating. The children of disabled veterans must possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be residents of North Carolina. The application for 2020-2021 is currently closed.
The Harry & Mary Meinhardt Memorial Scholarship for student veterans
This scholarship is available to all student veterans not using Chapter 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits. Applicants must be a student veteran (any branch of US Armed Forces) and in good standing. The application for 2020-2021 is currently closed.
The Mark and Mimi Ross Scholarship
To provide a renewable scholarship to an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Armed Services to attend Appalachian State University to pursue an undergraduate college degree. Preference will be given to an in-state student in good standing. The application for 2020-2021 is currently closed.
The Janette Hartsell Little Memorial Scholarship
To provide renewable scholarship support to a full-time student in good standing with physical or sensory disabilities. Preference will be given to students who use wheelchairs, assistive devices, and/or service animals. If no applicants meet the above criteria, scholarship support shall be provided to a student who is participating in the Appalachian TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program.
* Students must be connected with the Office of Disability Resources or TRIO Student Support Services.
* Students must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA while enrolled.
* This scholarship will be awarded to a student based on merit and financial need.
* Awards are renewable as long as the student continues to meet the above criteria and funding is available.
The application is currently closed.
The Stick Boy Bread Company Scholarship
The Stick Boy Bread Company Scholarship was established to support students of Appalachian State University. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the application by July 5, 2020. All students are encouraged to apply, preference may be given to eligible Stick Boy Bread Company employees. This scholarship is not renewable; however, students may apply each year. This scholarship application is currently closed.
Blowing Rock Country Club Scholarship
The Blowing Rock Country Club Scholarship was established to support students of Appalachian State University who are employed by Blowing Rock Country Club and have an interest in pursuing a career in hospitality business and demonstrate responsibility and dependability. The scholarship is only available to Blowing Rock Country Club employees. This scholarship is not renewable however, students may apply each year. This scholarship application is currently closed.
Nancy H. Jolly Scholarship
The Nancy H Jolly Scholarship was established for academically motivated sophomores. This scholarship is non-renewable. This scholarship application is currently closed.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council Divine Nine Leadership Award
The mission of The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Divine Nine Leadership Endowment is to provide an award of $1,000 to active members of an NPHC organization at Appalachian State University. This NPHC Leadership Award will be used to support leadership and/or professional development of students to become leaders in their organizations, communities, and professions. The recipient will work separately in collaboration with a department, professor, or faculty/staff member to present the leadership development training results to the Appalachian community. Acceptable presentation examples include, but are not limited to, a Showcase Presentation, Podcast, Live Stream, or Short Story/Presentation. The General University Application (GUS) for the 2020-2021 academic year is currently closed.
Qualified candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Full-time student in good standing with Appalachian
- An active member of an NPHC Divine Nine chapter in good standing with Appalachian
- Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0
- Minimum of twenty (20) hours of community service
- Campus leadership position within the current or prior academic year
Departmental Scholarship Opportunities
Students currently attending Appalachian State University are encouraged to reach out to departments for awards and scholarship opportunities provided by the college in which they have declared a major. These scholarships reward students who have shown dedication and academic achievement in fields that will later benefit their careers. Students who have shown passion for their program of study are invited to apply for department specific awards based on their intended major. Processes and deadlines vary by scholarship, so please visit your college's scholarship page listed below to review available scholarships.