Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship

Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship

Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship

Diversity Scholars Program scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership potential, academic excellence, a willingness to create positive change and a commitment to the principles of diversity. The program brings students together from different cultures and backgrounds and provides them the opportunity to assist with campus events and help facilitate conversations around race, equality and equity.

The scholarship is awarded to 10 students each year and includes in-state tuition and fees, leadership development workshops, mentorship opportunities, service-learning and international experiences. Full in-state tuition and fees covered for up to 8 semesters.

Apply for Appalachian's Signature Scholarships:

Apply for Appalachian's Signature Scholarships:

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Explore the ACCESS program

Explore the ACCESS program

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.

Explore the Appalachian Excellence Scholarship (AES)

Explore the Appalachian Excellence Scholarship (AES)

Appalachian Excellence Scholarships (AES) are awarded to top first-year students with a strong academic record.

Explore Appalachian's Signature Scholarships

Explore Appalachian's Signature Scholarships

Appalachian's Signature Scholarships consist of merit-based and need-based opportunities and provide varying awards ranging from partial to full institutional costs.

Explore Appalachian's Selective Academic Programs

Explore Appalachian's Selective Academic Programs

Appalachian’s Selective Academic Programs offer unique and enriched academic, social, living, and leadership opportunities. 

Explore First Year College and Departmental Scholarships

Explore First Year College and Departmental Scholarships

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.

Outside Scholarships

Outside Scholarships

On average, App State students receive $4.9 million in scholarships from outside organizations each year.