Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Opportunities

The 2024-25 Appalachian Scholarship Application Portal (ASAP) is open December 1, 2023 through February 7, 2024.

The Department of Geography & Planning offers a number of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in geography and/or planning. Each of these scholarships was created to honor the contributions of former faculty members and alumni by providing support for the academic efforts of geography and planning students at Appalachian State University.


The requirements for the scholarships vary, but typically include:

  • Full-Time Enrollment in Geography or Planning Degree
  • Junior or Senior Status
  • 3.0+ GPA

Many scholarships also consider the financial need of the student.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships

College Scholarships

The following scholarships are offered by the College of Arts & Sciences. To view more information, visit CAS Scholarships.

  • Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies
  • Drs. Joanne Smith and Don R. Brannon Scholarship for Natural Sciences
  • Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Arts and Sciences 
  • Jonathan K. Perryman Memorial Scholarship for the Sciences
  • GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholarships
  • The Peggy Harmon Shore Pre-Health Care Professional Endowed Scholarship