Scholarship Opportunities for Continuing Students

Continuing Student Scholarships

Applications for the academic year 2019-2020 are now closed. Applications for the academic year 2020-2021 will open in January of 2020. 

Application instructions

New scholarships are offered each year, and continuing students typically apply in January and February for scholarships that will be dispersed during the subsequent fall and spring semesters. In order to apply, individuals must be enrolled Appalachian State University students who are admitted into a Health Sciences degree program.

Instructions on how to access the application are available here. (Note: When you "Submit" your application, you will be notified that your application has been "Saved".) You only need to fill out one application to be considered for all eligible scholarships. 

A current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed to be eligible for any current scholarship awarded on the basis of financial need. More information about completing a FAFSA can be found on the Office of Financial Aid website at

Scholarships for Continuing Students

These scholarships are contingent upon adequate funding and may not be awarded each year.

Beaver College of Health Sciences

  • The Beaver College of Health Sciences Advisory Council Scholarship
  • The David D. Phoenix Travel Fund
  • The Founding Dean Dr. Fred Whitt and Donna Whitt Endowed Scholarship 
  • The Dr. Joseph Wainright Miller, Ed.D. & Joanna Miller Lyall Scholarship
  • The Maria Winkler-Hyams Scholarship Endowment
  • The Richard G. Sparks Scholarship
  • The Roscoe L. & Jane J. Billings Memorial Endowed Scholarship
  • The William Glenn Little International Travel Endowment for Health Sciences

Communication Sciences & Disorders

  • The Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Scholarships
  • The Delia and Marshall Courtney Scholarship 
  • The Drs. Gary and Kim McCullough Scholarship
  • The Graduate Student Speech Therapy Scholarship (Michael May Scholarship)
  • The Hillery H. Rink, Jr. Scholarship for Speech-Language Pathology
  • The LOGOS Scholarship
  • The Millard Meador Endowed Scholarship
  • The Speech Center, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
  • The Vernon Endowed Scholarship

Health & Exercise Science

  • The Athletic Training Scholarship
  • The Cleone Hodges Endowed Scholarship
  • The Dr. John H. Williams Memorial Scholarship for Health Promotion
  • The Eric DeGroat Memorial Scholarship for Athletic Training and Exercise Science
  • The Ronald W. (Doc) Kanoy Athletic Training Scholarship
  • The Ted S. Finkel Memorial Scholarship in Exercise Science
  • The W.H. & Louise Martin Health Sciences Scholarship

Health Care Management

  • The Affinity Living Group Scholarship in Senior Housing Management
  • The David D. Phoenix and Brydon S. Greene Endowed Scholarship
  • The Health Care Management Scholarship
  • The Kevin Bilson Scholarship for Health Care Management
  • The Well-Spring Endowed Scholarship


  • The Annie Dougherty Rufty Scholarship
  • The Betty Conley Lyerly Endowed Scholarship
  • The John and Vivian Welborn Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • The Virginia Brown, Lillie Perry, and Elizabeth Scoggins Scholarship


  • The Aaron Ross Shapiro Foundation Scholarship for Nursing
  • The Carolie Paulus White Endowed Scholarship
  • The Dan and Jan Williams Scholarship for Nursing
  • The Delia and Marshall Courtney Scholarship
  • The Do Unto Others Nursing Scholarship
  • The Hughlene Bostian Frank Endowed Scholarship The Laura Page Scholarship 
  • The Marcus Edward Archer and Carol Meeks Archer and Family Endowed Memorial Scholarship
  • The Meme McKensie Brown Memorial Scholarship for Nursing
  • The Sheltering Home Circle of the King's Daughters and Sons Nursing Scholarship
  • The Zeb V. and Mary S. Shook Scholarship

Recreation Management & Physical Education

  • The Dr. Wayne E. Williams, Jr. Recreation Management Scholarship
  • The Edward T. Turner Scholarship for Physical Education
  • The Eric DeGroat Memorial Recreation Management and Physical Education Scholarship
  • The James Avant Academic Scholarship Endowment
  • The Recreation Management Association Scholarship Endowment
  • The Roger Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Physical Education

Social Work

  • The Carol J. Gross Memorial Scholarship
  • The Delia and Marshall Courtney Scholarship
  • The Master of Social Work Leadership in Equity & Empowerment (LEE) Scholarship
  • The Nancy Kester Neale Endowed Scholarship
  • The Social Justice Scholarship in Social Work
  • The Stephanie Aneta Randall Memorial Endowed Scholarship

For more information about scholarships, please contact Jenny Cancro at (828) 262-8488 or at