ACADEMIC FUNDING

2016-2017 Colonel B. Ledford Scholarship

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

The Colonel Lee B. Ledford Student Research Endowment supports research experiences for students enrolled at ACA member institutions. Students in a variety of disciplines have been supported in the past: e.g., English, sociology, history, biology, computer science, and religious studies.

*The application must have the support of a faculty member who will agree to serve as a mentor throughout the research project.

Please review the list of application materials and responsibilities for Ledford Scholar applicants before beginning your application.
 

Applications due on or before January 20, 2017

2016-2017 Travel Grants

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The Appalachian College Association supports faculty development at member institutions by offering $1000 per academic year per institution as travel grants for faculty presenting their research at regional, national, and international conferences. Each individual award will not exceed $500.

 

Only Travel Grants submitted by a Chief Academic Officer will be considered.

*If you leave the application process before completely finishing and submitting you will lose all data and have to restart.

2017 Barbara Paul Robinson Scholarship

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The Appalachian College Association is pleased to announce the Barbara Paul Robinson Scholarship, named in honor of a New York City attorney who provided services to the association. A scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded annually to an ACA college student that shows potential of becoming an attorney and is dedicated to making a positive change in Appalachia.

Please review the list of eligibility requirements and complete application materials before beginning your application.
 

Applications due on or before March 24, 2017

ACA/UNCA Undergraduate Research Grants

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

The UNCA-ACA Partnership for Undergraduate Research will award of total of 4 teams (2 faculty/4 students preferred per team) in the arts, humanities and humanistic social sciences, a maximum of $5000 to participate in UNC Asheville's Undergraduate Research.

 

Please use the link above for instructions on submitting an application!