ACCESS Scholarship Program

ACCESS Scholarship Program

Appalachian is committed to making higher education affordable for every North Carolina student. 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. Full institutional costs are covered for up to 8 semesters, including tuition and fees, room and board and book rental. Also, students selected for the ACCESS program learn from specialized courses focused on college transition and financial planning; receive personalized academic advising and mentorship; and benefit from being immersed in a community of scholars and peers.

How to Apply & Important Deadlines:

  • November 1, Submit the application for admission
  • November 15, Submit all application materials
  • December 1, Complete FAFSA for priority consideration