Appalachian Excellence Scholarships (AES) are awarded to top first-year students with a strong academic record.
You are automatically considered for this program if you meet the deadlines.
- November 1, Submit the application for admission
- November 15, Submit all application materials
(To be automatically considered for an Appalachian Excellence Scholarship, complete all required and recommended steps for admission to Appalachian by 11:59 p.m. eastern time. The Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Programs Application is not required to be considered for the ACCESS program or the Appalachian Excellence Scholarship.)
The Appalachian Commitment to a College Education for Student Success (ACCESS) Scholarship Program ensures 50 students from low-income families in North Carolina can attend Appalachian debt-free.
Appalachian's Signature Scholarships consist of merit-based and need-based opportunities and provide varying awards ranging from partial to full institutional costs.
Each academic college offers scholarships for incoming students who have identified their major or future career path. Scholarsips often include opportunities for mentorship, research, and experiential learning.