Scholarships and Awards

Departmental Scholarships

Albert and Maxine Hughes Scholarship in Sociology

In 1998, the Hughes family established an endowed scholarship in the name of Dr. Albert Hughes. This scholarship recognizes his 30 years of teaching and service to both the Department of Sociology and Appalachian State University. The scholarship provides tuition assistance to rising sociology seniors who display academic excellence and regular involvement in service or volunteer activities beyond academic accomplishments.

Janice Rienerth Endowment for Sociology

In 2014, Dr. Rienerth established an endowed scholarship ensure that her passion for civic engagement and higher education are carried forward. The scholarship recognizes her 42 years of teaching and service to the Department, Appalachian State University and the larger community. The scholarship provides tuition assistance to rising sociology seniors who display academic excellence and are pursuing a career in higher education or the non-profit sector. 

For more information please contact,  Dr. Amy Dellinger Page.

 

College Scholarships

Consider scholarships offered by the College. Visit the college website to see qualifications for each scholarship offered. For questions or more information, contact Dr. Dru A. Henson (hensonda@appstate.edu), Senior Associate Dean or visit College of Arts and Sciences scholarships

  • Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies
  • Drs. Joanne Smith and Don R. Brannon Scholarship for Natural Sciences
  • Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Arts and Sciences 
  • Jonathan K. Perryman Memorial Scholarship for the Sciences
  • GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholarships
  • The Peggy Harmon Shore Pre-Health Care Professional Endowed Scholarship