Transfer Students

Transfer students are a vital part of Appalachian State University's student body. Scholarship opportunities are set aside exclusively for incoming transfer students who have shown previous academic success and involvement prior to their enrollment. All incoming transfer students who complete their application for admission by February 15 will receive priority consideration for new incoming transfer scholarships.   

The Appalachian Excellence Scholarship (AES) for Transfer Students

The Appalachian Excellence Scholarship for Transfer Students was established to support qualifying transfer students who demonstrate high merit and the ability to succeed. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the application for admission by 11:59 P.M. eastern time on February 15. 

  • Annual Scholarship amount varies
  • Awarded for up to 2 consecutive years (4 semesters) 
  • Based on information provided with the application for admission by the February 15 deadline
  • Subject to available funding

Herbert W. Wey Scholarship for Phi Theta Kappans

The Dr. Herbert W. Wey Scholarship is for members of Phi Theta Kappa who transfer to Appalachian for the fall semester beginning their junior year.  This scholarship is non-renewable with a priority consideration going to students from North Carolina and South Carolina. 

The Josephus Daniels Scholarship

The Josephus Daniels Scholarship was established to support academically motivated transfer students from regional community colleges who have demonstrated financial need and plan to enroll as a full-time student beginning the fall semester. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the application for admission to Appalachian and file the FAFSA by February 15. This scholarship is not renewable. 

The Margaret I. McIntyre Endowed Scholarship

The Margaret I. McIntyre Endowed Scholarship was established to support sophomores and/or transfer students who demonstrate financial need. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the application for admission by February 15. 

Staff Senate Scholarship & Annual Staff Endowed Scholarship

Staff Senate awards scholarships to permanent staff members and dependents. Awards are based primarily on academic performance and financial need. A scholarship recipient must have been accepted as a student at an institution of higher education for the academic year for which they are applying.

Geology Transfer Student Award

The Geology Transfer Student Award was established to recognize and reward the successful transition of outstanding geology transfer students to Appalachian State University. Application and awards are made through the College of Arts & Sciences.

The Palmer Math Transfer Scholarship 

The Palmer Math Transfer Fund is intended to recognize a promising entering NC transfer student majoring in the department of mathematical sciences at Appalachian. Candidates for the scholarship are restricted to students from an NC Community College. First consideration will go to qualified students who complete their application for admission by February 15.