Through the generous support of alumni, friends and corporate partners, the Walker College of Business offers competitive scholarships to current and incoming students. The number of scholarships and amounts awarded vary each year and are subject to funds available. Scholarship amounts typically range from $500 - $2,000 per year and some are renewable. The Walker College of Business awards over $600,000 in scholarships annually.


Scholarship recipients are recognized during the annual scholarship reception, which was last held Friday, September 20, 2019. The photo galleries can be viewed online.

The 2020 reception is tentatively scheduled for October 23, 2020. The event will take place virtually due to necessary social distancing related to COVID-19.

If you receive a scholarship, you are expected to attend the reception and show appreciation to your donor. Failure to do so may result in the forfeiture of your scholarship.

How to Apply

  • Application for continuing students is open December and January.

  • Complete application by February 2, 2020 deadline

  • Complete one online application to be considered for all undergraduate upperclassmen Walker College of Business scholarships as well as MS in Accounting scholarships. 

  • International/Study Abroad scholarships involve a separate application process.

  • MBA/MS in Applied Data Analytics scholarships involve a separate application process. Please direct inquiries about MBA/MS in Applied Data Analytics scholarships to Ms. Donna Lindabury  at

  • Freshmen scholarships are awarded through a separate process. Apply for freshmen scholarships when you apply for admission to Appalachian State University.

Need Assistance?

If you have questions about any of the Walker College of Business undergraduate scholarships or the scholarship process, please contact Ms. Kathy Mann, 4126 Peacock Hall, 262-6165,

Please direct inquires about the MS in Accounting scholarships to Dr. Lynn Stallworth, Program Director, at Complete the same application for MS in Accounting scholarships as for Walker College of Business Undergraduate scholarships.

If you are a business major and interested in tuition assistance through the military, contact the ROTC Office, D.D. Dougherty Hall, or call 262-2015.

For information on scholarships pertinent to a specific major or national scholarships not awarded through the Walker College, contact the appropriate department chairperson.