Research & Grants
Cratis D. Williams Graduate Student Research Grant
All enrolled Appalachian graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply for a grant of up to $500 to support a research/creative project required for a degree or certificate program, including thesis, dissertation, capstone research project, product of learning, etc. (Both on- and off-campus students are eligible.)
There are two types of grants - student should make clear in their applications which type they are requesting. Only one type of grant will be awarded to a student in a given semester, but students may apply for different grants in two different semesters.
Funds to Conduct Research: Any expenses incurred to*conduct* research are eligible, including equipment, supplies, research subject costs, travel to collect data, etc.
Funds to Disseminate Research: Materials or travel needed to *present* research results at a regional, national, or international conference, provided the student is the primary presenter.
New 2012-2013 Grant Deadlines will be posted pending funding approval.
- Have your faculty advisor complete the Faculty Recommendation Form [PDF], sign it and mail it to: Kathy Weaver Stevens, Office of Student Research, Room 385, John E. Thomas Administration Building, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608.
- Submit the Cratis D. Williams Grant application form.
Application deadlines (application must be complete to be considered): September 15, 2012 for expenses incurred between July 1 and December 31 and February 15, 2013 for expenses incurred between January 1 and June 30.
At the completion of the research, grantees will be asked to submit a Final Report explaining how the award was used and to acknowledge support from the respective funds in any publications resulting from the research.
GSAS (Graduate Student Association Senate)
The Office of Student Research (OSR) is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for both GSAS Research and GSAS Travel Grants. All currently enrolled Appalachian graduate students in good academic standing, whose program department has an active GSAS Senator, are eligible to apply for research and travel grants of up to $500.
The fall deadlines for GSAS applications are September 14, 2012 and November 2, 2012. Please click here for the GSAS home page regarding specifics relating to each deadline and grant.
- Please click here to apply for a GSAS Travel Grant
- Please click here to apply for a GSAS Research Grant
International Student Research Grant Deadline
The Office of Student Research would like to announce that we are now accepting applications for our International Student Research Grant. All currently enrolled Appalachian undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply for a research grant of up to $1500. The purpose of these grants is to support student research endeavors that have an International focus.
The deadline for applications is Friday, November 2, 2012 at 5:00 pm. The Office of Student Research must have the student's online application, as well as a complete letter of recommendation from their Faculty Advisor. To apply, please click here.
Any questions can be directed to the Office of Student Research at 262-7655.
305 Bodenheimer Drive
Living Learning Center
PO Box 32018
Boone, NC 28608-2018
Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm
Dr. Patricia D. Beaver
Dr. Katherine E. Ledford
Mrs. Debbie Bauer
Center for Appalachian Studies is a unit within Appalachian's University College. University College consists of the university's integrated general education curriculum, academic support services, residential learning communities, interdisciplinary degree programs and co-curricular programming – all designed to support the work of students both inside and outside of the classroom.