Departmental Scholarships

For more information on each scholarship and to apply visit ASAP.appstate.edu. If you have specific questions, see contacts based on each department below.

Anthropology

Contact Dr. Krista Lewis, Department Chair

  • Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Scholarship in Anthropology Endowment
  • Dr. L. Jill Loucks Summer Stipends
  • Stephen Richard Weller Memorial Scholarship for Anthropology

Awards

  • Dr. Susan E. Keefe Award for Practicing Anthropology
  • Dr. L. Jill Loucks Memorial Award for Outstanding Senior

Biology

Contact Dr. Zack Murrell, Department Chair

  • Biology Alumni and Faculty Emeriti Endowed Scholarship
  • Dr. F. Ray Derrick Endowed Biology Scholarship
  • Lloyd L. Hobbs Memorial Scholarship for the Physical Sciences
  • Mitchell D. Hoyl and Paul A. Patacchiola Scholarship in Biology
  • Ida Belle Ledbetter Memorial Scholarship in Biology Endowment
  • Dr. Kevin Bell Memorial Endowed Optometry Scholarship
  • Dr. Carolyn H. Hampton Research Scholarship for Biology
  • Bill Hubbard Memorial Scholarship in Biology Endowment
  • Wayne R. Richardson Memorial Graduate Fellowship for Biology (graduate)
  • James C. Greene Graduate Fellowship in the Sciences (graduate)

Awards

  • Gary Walker Outstanding Graduate Student in Biology Award
  • Richard Henson Biology Endowed Field Trip Fund 

Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences 

Contact Dr. Petia Bobadova, Department Chair

  • A.R. Smith Chemistry Memorial Scholarship Endowment 
  • Jake Whitaker Memorial Scholarship in Chemistry 
  • Lloyd L. Hobbs Memorial Scholarship for the Physical Sciences
  • Martella Fermentation Sciences Diversity Endowment

Computer Science

Contact Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, Department Chair, unless otherwise noted in the following information (see their website for more details).

  • ECRS Computer Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Scholarship
  • Edith A. Goodman Memorial Scholarship for Mathematics and Computer Science Endowment
  • John W. and Mary L. Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Math and Computer Science Endowment 
  • Mark Harris Endowed Scholarship for Computer Science
  • Advisory Board Scholarship for Excellence in Computer Science
  • Samanage Success Scholarship for Computer Science
  • S-STEM Scholarship Program
  • Camelot Scholarship for Computer Science

English

Contact Dr. Leonardo Flores, Department Chair

  • Mary Montgomery Dunlap Scholarship in English
  • Graydon and Daisy Eggers English Scholarship Endowment
  • Jeni Gray Memorial Endowed Scholarship in English
  • Ella Thompson Hobbs Endowed Scholarship for English Majors
  • Jeffrey Kermit Lowe Memorial for English Majors Endowment
  • Rogers and Janice Whitener Creative Writing Scholarship
  • Cratis D. Williams Memorial Scholarship in English Endowment 
  • Dr. Hans G. Heymann Scholarship for English "Honors" Students
  • Richard H. Rupp and Henree Rupp Study Abroad Scholarship for the English Department
  • Kate Peterson Scholarship for English
  • Mary Willis Shores Memorial Scholarship in English
  • Department of English Endowed Scholarship 
  • The Rosemary Horowitz Memorial Scholarship

Awards

  • Loyd Hilton Endowed Award for Excellence in English
  • John Foster West Endowed Creative Writing Prize
  • Majorie South Idol Prize for Fiction and Creative Prose
  • Majorie South Idol Prize for Poetry
  • Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing
  • Marian Coe Scholarship in Creative Writing

Geography and Planning

Contact Dr. Saskia van de Gevel, Department Chair

  • Faye and Moses Crutchfield Outstanding Planning Student Award
  • Julian Yoder Outstanding Geography Student Scholarship 
  • Stephen Vacendak Graduate Fellowship for Geography (graduate)
  • Neal Lineback “Geography in the News” Scholarship
  • Jennifer DeHart Scholarship in Geography
  • Geography Scholarship for International Study
  • Robert E. Reiman Scholarship Endowment for Geography and Planning
  • ASU Local Government Alumni Association Planning Scholarship

Geological and Environmental Sciences

Contact Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce, Department Chair

  • Lloyd L. Hobbs Memorial Scholarship for the Physical Sciences
  • Fred Webb, Jr. and Barbara Haynes Webb Endowed Scholarship for Geology Summer Field Course 
  • Loren A. Raymond Student Research Scholarship Endowment
  • Mark DeBroder Memorial Scholarship Endowment for Geology
  • aGES Undergraduate Research Assistantships
  • McKinney Paleontology Scholarship Fund
  • Triassic Trip Endowment Scholarship

Awards

  • Geological and Environmental Sciences Transfer Student Award

Government & Justice Studies

Contact Dr. Phillip Ardoin, Department Chair

  • Dr. Edward M. Allen Jr. Scholarship for Political Science
  • Andy Nobles Memorial Scholarship for Criminal Justice
  • Matt Winn Williamson Scholarship for Town, City, County Manager
  • David Sutton Endowment Fund for Political Science and Criminal Justice
  • Robert G. Hester Scholarship Endowment for Local Government
  • Marvin Hoffman Local Government Scholarship
  • Jimmy C. Draughn Scholarship for Local Government 
  • Mayor Roy Maness Local Government Endowment
  • Utility Services Local Government Scholarship
  • Southern Corrosion Local Government Association Scholarship Endowment
  • Mark Don Browder III Insurance Memorial Scholarship
  • North Carolina Sheriff's Association Scholarship in Criminal Justice
  • North Carolina City and County Managers Association Scholarship
  • Government and Justice Studies Opportunities Scholarship
  • Roland Frederick Moy Study Away Scholarship

Awards

  • Richter H. Moore, Jr. Law and Society Research Award (graduate)

History

Contact Dr. James Goff, Department Chair

  • Clara Dougherty Brown Memorial Scholarship in History Endowment
  • Professor Thomas K. Keefe History Scholarship
  • Evelyn Shepherd and Brenda Greene History Scholarship
  • Worth Sweet Scholarship for History, Secondary Education
  • Robert D. Warren Endowed History Scholarship 
  • The Benjamin Frosst Little Endowed Scholarship for International Travel
  • Joseph E. Sawyer Jr. Scholarship for History
  • Dr. H. Lawrence Bond Memorial Scholarship for History
  • History Matters Scholarship
  • Mary Etta Moretz Scholarship
  • The Dr. Donald B. Saunders Memorial Scholarship for History Honors Students

Interdisciplinary Studies

Contact Dr. Mark Nunes, Department Chair

  • Frances Holland Black Endowment for Women's Studies
  • Anne and Alex Bernhardt Endowed Scholarship in Appalachian Music
  • Dr. Carl A. and Charlotte T. Ross Scholarship for Appalachian Studies
  • Cratis D. Williams Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Appalachian Studies Endowment (graduate)
  • William C. Lindley, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for the Center for Appalachian Studies (graduate)
  • Edward J. Cabbell Endowed Scholarship in Appalachian Studies (graduate for research/travel)
  • The Arthel (Doc) Watson Endowed Scholarship for Traditional Mountain Music
  • Do Unto Others Scholarship in Appalachian Studies  (graduate)

Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Contact Dr. Kevin Kennedy, Interim Department Chair

  • Foreign Language and Literatures Endowment

Mathematical Sciences

Contact Dr. Eric Marland, Department Chair

  • G. T. Buckland Scholarship in Mathematics Endowment
  • Edith A. Goodman Memorial Scholarship for Mathematics and Computer Science Endowment
  • Inez Harris Scholarship in Mathematics Endowment
  • Palmer Math Transfer Student Scholarship
  • Paul Patterson Memorial Scholarship in Mathematics Endowment
  • John W. and Mary L. Taylor Memorial Scholarship for Math and Computer Sciences Endowment
  • S-STEM Scholarship Program

Awards

  • George Dewey Bingham, D.D.S. Endowed Award for Mathematics
  • Jimmy Smith/Bill Paul Endowment for Mathematics Education (graduate - math secondary education concentration)

Philosophy and Religion

Contact Dr. Kevin Schilbrack, Department Chair

  • Charles T. Davis Scholarship in Philosophy and Religion Endowment
  • The Richard T. Guy Scholarship for Philosophy

Physics and Astronomy

Contact Dr. Jennifer L. Burris, Department Chair

  • Lloyd L. Hobbs Memorial Scholarship for the Physical Sciences
  • Jeremy and Rebecca Ehret Scholarship in Physics and Astronomy
  • Andy Graham Lecture Demonstration Scholarship for Physics and Astronomy
  • Jack and Roger Graham Endowed Scholarship for Physics and Astronomy
  • Laurance Brown Memorial Scholarship Endowment for Physics and Astronomy
  • James C. Greene Graduate Fellowship in the Sciences (graduate)

Awards

  • The Walter C. Connolly Award for Physics
  • Karl C. Mamola Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Research
  • J. W. Byrd Endowed Award for Physics - Outstanding Senior Award

Psychology

Contact Dr. Rose Mary Webb, Department Chair

  • James Long and Elizabeth Whitener Long Scholarship for Education and Psychology (admissions)
  • Dr. Frank R. Terrant, Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Psychology
  • Drs. Eric and Carole Hatch Memorial Scholarship Fund for Psychology
  • Dr. Paul Fox Scholarship for Psychology Majors
  • Finley and Lillian Moore and the D. Frank and Gail Moore Memorial Endowed Scholarship in School Psychology (graduate)
  • Donna Jane Clark Memorial Fellowship for Clinical Psychology (graduate)

Awards 

  • WiSE Research and Travel Awards

Sociology

Contact Dr. Cameron Lippard, Department Chair

  • Albert and Maxine Hughes Scholarship in Sociology
  • Janice Rienerth Endowment for Sociology
  • Ann Louise Page Endowment for Excellence in Sociology

Watauga Residential College

Contact  Dr. Laura Ammon, Director

  • McFarlane Family International Travel and Research Endowment for Watauga Global Community
  • Watauga Residential Scholarship

For more information on each scholarship and to apply visit ASAP.appstate.edu.