International Student Scholarships

The Office of International Education and Development (OIED) at Appalachian State University offers scholarships for incoming undergraduate international students. Only incoming undergraduate students who have applied for Fall 2020 admissions at Appalachian on an F-1 visa are eligible to apply for these particular scholarships. International student scholarships range from $1,000 to $4,000 and are non-renewable. 

How To Apply

The OIED International Student Scholarship application consists of two short essay questions. All applications are due by 4:59 pm (16:59) eastern standard time on April 15, 2020. No late applications will be reviewed. Students must have applied for admission to Appalachian State University prior to applying for scholarships.


Important Dates

  • Application Opens: January 21, 2020
  • Deadline: April 15, 2020, 4:59 pm (16:59) eastern standard time 
  • Notification to Students: May 15, 2020

The application is now closed. 

Available International Student Scholarships

Funds for international student scholarships come from the following funds. Applicants do not need separate applications; all students who apply are considered for these scholarships. 

Adam P. Kephart Endowed Scholarship for International Programs

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. 

T. Marvin Williamsen Study Abroad Scholarship

Established in 2009 by the Office of International Education and Development in honor of Dr. T. Marvin Williamsen's tenure as the first Associate Vice Chancellor for International Programs at Appalachian.

Other International Scholarships/Fellowships