BOONE, N.C. — The Chancellor’s Scholarship at Appalachian State University is designed for students with ambitious academic goals involving graduate or professional post-baccalaureate degrees, such as the Ph.D., M.D. or J.D. It is Appalachian’s oldest competitive, merit-based full scholarship.
Ten incoming freshmen have been awarded a full-ride Chancellor’s Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year.
These scholarship recipients are also admitted to the university’s Honors College where they will participate in small, rigorous classes and produce original research, such as writing an honors thesis.
Chancellor’s Scholars are provided with study-abroad opportunities beginning in their freshman year, and classroom and experiential research opportunities. The incoming class of Chancellor’s Scholars will study in Dublin, Ireland, for five days in October as part of an honors course they will be enrolled in fall semester.
In addition, Chancellor’s Scholars receive:
- Support for research and scholarship for the summer and academic year through the Office of Student Research for research and scholarship in the student’s target area of study, including travel funds to attend conferences
- Access to research support through the Honors College Partnership Board Research Support Fund
- Dedicated and personalized, professional mentoring and academic advising from the Honors College faculty and staff
- Opportunities for service-learning courses and programs locally and throughout the world, with the Appalachian and the Community Together office with travel cost support from the Honors College
- Full study abroad support to any of Appalachian’s 200 partner institution programs around the world for one or more of the eight awarded semesters, including travel cost assistance
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About the Chancellor’s Scholarship
The Chancellor’s Scholarship is Appalachian State University’s oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship. It is awarded to the highest achieving students who have earned entry into App State’s Honors College. The scholarship is designed for students with ambitious academic goals — those who seek graduate or professional post-baccalaureate degrees to become physicians, Ph.D. holders and more. Chancellor’s Scholars enter a four-year program of rigorous study that covers full institutional costs (tuition, fees, room and board, book rental) and provides study abroad opportunities beginning in the first year, numerous classroom and experiential research opportunities and academic mentoring in a living–learning community. The scholarship is open to any major. Learn more.
About the Honors College
More than 500 students are enrolled in Appalachian State University's Honors College, which serves a diverse group of high-achieving, high-potential, highly motivated students from all majors. The Honors College helps students develop independent and creative thinking and high-level research skills; promotes interdisciplinary inquiry; and nurtures cultured and caring exchanges of ideas. The college’s enhanced academic experience prepares students for success in graduate or professional school and for leadership roles in their lives, communities and careers. Learn more at https://honors.appstate.edu.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the Southeast, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls nearly 21,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.