Signature Scholarships

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


Deadlines

November 1 - Submit the application for admission

November 15 - Submit the Application for Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Programs and submit all scholarship application materials

Chancellor's Scholarship

Chancellor's Scholarship

The Chancellor’s Scholarship is the most academically competitive merit-based scholarship at Appalachian, designed for students with ambitious academic goals.

Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship

Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship

The Dr. Willie C. Fleming Scholarship is designed to support students from underrepresented populations, with selection based on their desire to promote cultural diversity.

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.

Alumni Memorial Scholarship

Alumni Memorial Scholarship

The Appalachian Alumni Memorial Scholarship is awarded to children of Appalachian Alumni. $4,000 each year for up to 4 consecutive years (8 semesters). Awarded to 5 students each year.

New River Light and Power Scholarship

New River Light and Power Scholarship

The New River Light and Power company awards scholarships to incoming first-year students (high school seniors) from Watauga County.

$2,000-4,000 each year for up to 4 consecutive years/8 semesters. Awarded to approximately 6 students each year.