Scholarships, fellowships, and graduate assistantships are available to full-time, on-campus, degree-seeking graduate students only. Graduate Certificate students are not eligible. See Graduate Assistantships Overview for more information.
Scholarships and Fellowships
The Center for Appalachian Studies offers six scholarships and fellowships. Application materials should be submitted directly to the Center for Appalachian Studies, not the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies, unless otherwise noted. For other scholarship, fellowship, and assitantship opportunities, please see Financial Support.
The scholarship applications are in pdf format that can be filled out online and printed. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to open these files.
- Cratis Williams Memorial Fellowship in Appalachian Studies (PDF) (minimum $1300 dependent upon availability of funds) - graduate
- Do Unto Others Scholarship in Appalachian Studies (PDF) (up to $1000 dependent upon availabilty of funds) - graduate
- Carl A. Ross Appalachian Studies Memorial Scholarship (PDF) (up to $500 dependent upon availability of funds) - graduate or undergraduate
- Anne and Alex Bernhardt Endowed Scholarship in Appalachian Music (PDF) (up to $500 dependent upon availability of funds) - graduate concentration or undergraduate minor in Appalachian Music
- Edward J. Cabbell Endowed Scholarship in Appalachian Studies (PDF) (up to $250 dependent upon availabilty of funds) - graduate for research/travel
- William C. Friday Research Fellowship in Appalachian Studies (PDF) (up to $1000 dependent upon availability of funds) - graduate
A limited number of graduate assistantships are availble through the Center for Appalachian Studies. Please contact the Academic Program Director, Dr. Dave H. Wood, for more information and consult Graduate Assistantships.
Tuition and Fees and North Carolina Residency
Information about graduate tuition and fees may be found at Tuition and Fees. Scroll down to the chart lising GRADUATE tuition and fees, paying particular attention to in-state and out-of-state rates. The Master of Arts degree in Appalachian studies is a 36 credit hour program. Information about North Carolina residency for tuition purposes may be found at NC Residency.