Academic Excellence Scholarship

Are you an incoming first-year student or transfer student with:

  • Demonstrated academic success and potential?
  • A spirit of creativity?
  • Significant involvement and leadership in your school or community?
  • Desire to make a significant positive impact on the Appalachian campus?

If so, you could receive an Academic Excellence Scholarship

Academic Excellence Scholarship recipients can pursue any major offered at Appalachian. Scholarships amount up to $10,000 over four years. Renewable scholarships require students to maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA each year.

The most recent class of Academic Excellence Scholarship recipients had an average high school GPA of 4.39, an average SAT of 1292 and an average ACT score of 29.

To Apply

Complete your application for admission before November 1 and follow the scholarship application steps.

An admissions committee will review the initial scholarship application, essays and recommendation letters to select recipients for the Academic Excellence Scholarship.