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Help us graduate globally conscious citizens

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Private support is vital for Appalachian State University to achieve its vision of being an institution of national and international repute that incorporates global content into its curriculum, co-curriculum, research and service,

Private support opens doors of opportunity for U.S. students to participate in education abroad, for international students to study at Appalachian and for Appalachian faculty initiatives that pay dividends in North Carolina, the nation, and around the world.educational programs in an interdependent world, resulting in graduates who are knowledgeable and responsible global citizens and leaders.

How to Give

Give Online

Give to Appalachian using your credit card on our secure server. You will be given the opportunity to designate your gift.

Give by phone

Call University Advancement at +1 (828) 262-2090, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm ET. Please have your credit card information ready. You will be given the opportunity to designate your gift.

Give by mail

Make check payable to Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. and send to:

  • Appalachian State University
    ASU Box 32110
    Boone, NC 28608

If you wish to designate your gift, please write the appropriate designation in the memo field of your check.

Where to give

Unrestricted giving to International Education and Development allows us to apply your gift based on our current needs and priorities. If you prefer, you can designate your gift to any of the following specific areas:

This endowment fund was established in 2001 to provide scholarship support for Appalachian students participating in approved international education programs and/or to support international degree-seeking students at Appalachian.

Established in 1994, the funds generated by the Adam P. Kephart Endowed Scholarship are directed to the highest and best use of "international" programs at Appalachian State University. Scholarships are provided to programs offering the greatest potential for increasing international understanding.

Established in 2009 by members of International Appalachian (INTAPP), a student organization, this endowed fund supports Appalachian students of all majors traveling abroad to the country of their choice for the purpose of study, research, or internship.

Established in 2017 to provide financial assistance to underrepresented students in order to increase global experiences. 

Established in 2008, This endowed fund will provide financial assistance to Appalachian State University students who are enrolled in approved University study abroad programs, with preference given to students studying in China.

Established in 2011 in honor of Landon Hill, Appalachian student and active member of International Appalachian (INTAPP), the purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to Appalachian State University students interested in studying abroad who demonstrate a desire to increase understanding and tolerance of human diversity worldwide.


To discuss your philanthropy and learn more about ways to support the internationalization process at Appalachian, please contact:

Tracey C. Ford '82, '95
Director of Development
Office 828-262-4016

or visit for more information.

Why Give?

Private support is necessary to fund:

  • Scholarships to enable Appalachian students to engage in education abroad.
  • Scholarships to allow international students to pursue their studies at Appalachian.
  • Student travel grants to help Appalachian students, especially those from underrepresented populations or with limited financial resources, participate in education abroad experiences.
  • Faculty grants and awards to encourage international collaboration that enhances and expands the teaching, research and service mission at Appalachian.