College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to students in majors throughout the College of Arts and Sciences. For more detailed information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson (hensonda@appstate.edu), Senior Associate Dean. 

Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies

                            NEW SCHOLARSHIP NOW AVAILABLE

(Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.)

This scholarship provides support in the amount of (~$2,000 for one academic year) to an undergraduate student with demonstrated personal or research experiences of sexism, or who demonstrate an interest to the advancement of women in the sciences through their own work/activism, and who demonstrate a commitment to ending gender-based discrimination to enter into a profession that includes an interest in the wellbeing of animals (i.e. veterinary medicine, biology, animal welfare, primatology, etc.) 

In addition to the above requirements, applicants must have completed the freshman year at Appalachian and must be pursuing a major within the College of Arts and Sciences. They must demonstrate a satisfactory performance of at least a 3.0 grade point average. Preference will be given to applicants who pursue the minor in Animal Studies and have an interest in pursuing a profession that touches upon the above interests. The student’s grade point average must remain at 3.0 or better to be eligible for reapplication. This scholarship will be awarded on a yearly basis to one student.

This scholarship was established in memory of Sally A. Callegari, a life-long supporter of animal rights, care and health. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the humanistic or scientific study of animals that is couched in healthcare and/or advocacy and to provide incentive for students.

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences collects applications and conducts the selection process according to established guidelines. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at (828) 262-3078.

Application form for the Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies


Drs. Joanne Smith and Don R. Brannon Scholarship for Natural Sciences

(Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.)

This endowed scholarship provides support to undergraduate or graduate students who have been admitted for enrollment, or are currently enrolled, and are in good academic standing. Awards shall be made to students majoring in a natural sciences program, with preference for those majoring in Mathematics, Chemistry or Biology. It is the preference of the Donors that the recipients are residents of the mountain region of North Carolina and have demonstrated financial need. Awards shall be renewable.

 The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences collects applications and conducts the selection process in accordance with established guidelines. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at (828) 262-3078.

Application form for the Brannon Scholarship for Natural Sciences

 

Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Arts and Sciences 

(Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.)

This endowed scholarship (~$1000 per semester) is established as a memorial to Richard A. Thomas. The scholarship guidelines specify that applicants must demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support and that a financial aid form must be on file.

Applicants must have completed the freshman year at Appalachian and must be pursuing a major within the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition, applicants must display success and progress in academics and exemplary leadership in one or more of the following areas: 1) service-learning component of an academic course, 2) community-based research, 3) international service-learning (either ASU or International Partnership for Service-Learning and Leadership sponsored), or 4) advancement of service-learning initiatives such as serving on the Student Service-Learning Task Force, serving as the Peer Leader of a Freshman Seminar class that is involved in service-learning, serving as speaker for a service-learning orientation/workshop, etc.

The award is directed to be renewable based on additional work within the eligibility requirements during the first year after receiving the scholarship.

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will collect applications and conduct the selection process. The selection committee shall consist of a representative from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Director of Student Programs, the Service Learning Coordinator and a member of the University Scholarship Committee. The selection committee is asked to place emphasis on high moral values of applicants. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at (828) 262-3078.

Application form for Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship


Jonathan K. Perryman Endowed Memorial Scholarship for the Sciences

(Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.)

This endowed scholarship (~$550 per semester) was established in memory of Jonathan K. Perryman by family members, friends and colleagues.

Applicants must be full time students, rising juniors and seniors and majoring in either Biology, Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, Geological and Environmental Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Mathematical Sciences or Computer Science. Applicants must demonstrate satisfactory performance of at least a 3.0 grade point average.

The award is renewable based upon reapplication and reselection.

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences collects applications and conducts the selection process according to established guidelines. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at (828) 262-3078.

Application form for the Jonathan K. Perryman Endowed Memorial Scholarship
 


GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholars Endowment

(Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.)

The Glaxo Foundation has established an endowment which makes available two $1000 scholarships for full-time women students at Appalachian who are majoring in and planning a career in the sciences. The purpose of the endowment is to recognize outstanding scholarship, to provide an incentive for women science students to enter the science profession, and to provide students with a woman scientist mentor at Glaxo.

The award is directed to be renewable based upon reapplication, reselection, and verification of satisfactory academic performance. Preference in the awarding of this scholarship should accrue to female freshman applicants who would likely be eligible to receive the award in subsequent years. Second preference would be for sophomores, then juniors and seniors who have not received awards in previous years. The student's grade point average must remain at 3.0 or better to be eligible to continue receiving the award, and Glaxo Scholars who remain eligible will be given preference in receiving the award in subsequent years.

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences collects applications and conducts the selection process in accordance with established guidelines. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at (828) 262-3078.

Application form for the GlaxoSmithKline Scholarship


The Peggy Harmon Shore Pre-Health Care Professional Endowed Scholarship

(Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Deadline is Tuesday, March 26, 2019.)

This endowed scholarship (~$250 per semester) was established by Gary Shore, in honor of his wife, Peggy Harmon Shore. The scholarship recognizes outstanding scholarship and provides support to a student seeking a career in a health care profession.

Applicants must be full time students majoring in a pre-health care program. Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate financial need and have achieved academic success to the satisfaction of the selection committee.

The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences collects applications and conducts the selection process according to established guidelines. For additional information, please contact Dr. Dru A. Henson, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at (828) 262-3078.

Application form for the Peggy Harmon Shore Scholarship (PDF, 118.27KB)