Global Learning

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Office of International Education and Development

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Appalachian State University’s English Language Studies Institute provides exceptional academic English language preparation for study at Appalachian State University through the integration of intensive language courses, cultural engagement and experiential service.

Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Nationally Competitive Scholarships (NCS) awards are externally funded opportunities to pursue language study, Master's study, teaching, research and other creative endeavors. 


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Student And Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund

The College of Arts and Sciences Student and Faculty Excellence (SAFE) Fund provides resources that can be used to transform the undergraduate and graduate experience and support faculty teaching, research and engagement. Visit the SAFE Fund page to learn more about this award, how to apply and current recipients.

Office of Student Research

All currently enrolled Appalachian students (graduate and undergraduate) in good academic standing are eligible to apply for a travel grant of up to $300. The grant can be used to defray the cost of travel or to present results of their research/creative performance at a professional conference in their field.

Global Learning

Brennah (Bre) Alderfer, a senior German major from Cape May, New Jersey

German major Bre Alderfer receives competitive Fulbright teaching award

BOONE, N.C. — Brennah (Bre) Alderfer, a senior German major from Cape May, New Jersey, has been selected for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program spon...

Olivia Adams, a senior applied physics and english major from Raleigh, at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, AZ. Photo submitted.

Physics, English major Olivia Adams selected for prestigious internship in Switzerland

BOONE, N.C. — Olivia Adams, a senior applied physics and English major from Raleigh, has been selected for the University of Michigan - CERN Summer ...

This badge signifies App State’s status as a Top Producer of Fulbright scholars and students for the 2022–23 academic year. The university is one of 18 schools nationwide to receive this honor. Image courtesy of Fulbright Program

App State honored as a Top Producer of Fulbright scholars, students for 2022–23

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University is one of 18 higher education institutions nationwide to be named a Top Producer of Fulbright scholars an...


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