Creative, Independent, and Critical Thinkers


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A Winter Storm Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Watauga County, NC from 12 AM Wednesday, March 21 until 12 AM Thursday, March 22. This includes Appalachian State University. Expect 3 to 5 inches of snow, with locally higher amounts possible. Travel impacts and power outages may occur. Prepare now for potential impacts, and continue to monitor local media or the National Weather Service for the latest weather forecast.

Posted at 5:12pm on March 19, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

Are you a creative, independent, critical thinker?

 Wilson Scholars are interested in a variety of academic disciplines, demonstrating the English student's incisive analysis, the business student's problem-solving skills, the artist's vibrant creativity, the scientist's spirit of experimentation, the teacher's dedication, and the social scientist's comprehension of complex social systems.

The Wilson Scholars Program offers a foundation for students to reach their intellectual heights through challenging coursework, meaningful service and experience, and a supportive environment that includes academic advising and peer-mentoring.

Wilson Scholars, with the mentorship and approval of the faculty director, create an individualized and transformative academic curriculum through an additional $10,000 stipend to fund experiential learning. Wilson Scholars compose unique, academic experiences that complement the challenging academics offered at Appalachian including collaborative research initiatives, engaging study abroad experiences, impactful service-learning experiences, and professionally appropriate internships.