The Chancellor’s Scholarship is the most academically competitive merit-based scholarship at Appalachian, designed for students with ambitious academic goals.
Chancellor’s Scholars are provided with full institutional costs for up to 4 years (8 consecutive semesters), including tuition and fees, room and board, and book rental, plus study abroad opportunities, numerous classroom and experiential research opportunities and academic mentoring in the living–learning community of the Honors College.
10 recipients are awarded each year.
Recipients must be accepted into the Honors College.
How to apply, important deadlines, and tips.
- November 1, Submit the application for admission
- November 15, Submit the Application for Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Programs through your MyMountaineer Portal as well as all admission application materials
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.