BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has offered the Chancellor’s Scholarship – its oldest and most academically competitive merit-based scholarship – for more than 30 years. Today’s students have access to a network of over 500 scholarship alumni for mentoring, internship and professional opportunities.
Here’s a look at where some recent graduates have headed after graduation from Appalachian:
- Deborah Mueffelmann ’09
Graduate School: UNC Chapel Hill, speech language pathology
Employers: National Institutes of Health and JFK Partners
- Erika Wuerzner ’06
Graduate School: University of Texas at Austin, voice and opera
Employers: Performed in several operas around the country before joining the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum in Austin, Texas
- Corbin Ester ’15
Employers: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; applying to start an MD/PhD program in fall 2017
- Daniel Brookshire ’09
Graduate School: UNC Chapel Hill, city and regional planning
Employer: N.C. Sustainable Energy Association (regulatory and policy analyst)
- Clary Franko ’10
Employer: SunCommon solar power community organization, Burlington, Vermont (assistant organizing director)
- Anna Smith ’10
Graduate School: London School of Economics and Political Science, comparative politics/conflict studies
Employers: Amnesty International, BrightCarbon in London (senior consultant)
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About Scholarships at Appalachian
Appalachian State University offers students the opportunity to receive a world-class education at an affordable rate through various need- and merit-based scholarships. The university sets aside more than $4 million annually for scholarships, with scholarship opportunities available to incoming, current and transfer students. Appalachian’s Office of University Scholarships assists students in learning about and applying for these university scholarship opportunities and also shares information about non-Appalachian scholarships. Learn more at https://scholarships.appstate.edu.
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.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, 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 more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.