Program Highlights


Salisbury grad reflects on years as Appalachian Wilson Scholar
Sep 27, 2018

Labovitz has accepted a policy internship with Tevel, a service organization in Nepal. She said she believes in the power of relationships and interpe...


Anisha Sharma, Eco-Warrior
Aug 27, 2018

Anisha S. - Why I am an Eco-warrior: my connection to sustainable development...

Sope Kahn

Sope Khan, Recipient of the 2017-18 Frances Holland Black Scholarship
Jun 21, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Sope Kahn, a junior from Chapel Hill majoring in gender, women’s and sexuality studies in the Department of Cultural, Gender and Glo...

Appalachian State University announces 2018 Wilson Scholars
Jun 1, 2018

BOONE, N.C. — Six students have been named Wilson Scholars at Appalachian State University. The Wilson Scholars Program is the university...

Sydney Shadrick receives Undergraduate Research Assistantship
May 21, 2018

Sydney Shadrick receives Undergraduate Research Assistantship...

Wilson Scholar Graduates

‘Four years of transformative change’
May 15, 2018

Appalachian State University chose its inaugural Wilson Scholars in 2014 for their extensive leadership and service experience in high schoo...

Wilson Scholar Reflects on Nationally Competitive Scholarship Application Process
Feb 21, 2018

Wilson Scholar, Sarah Aldridge reflects on the application process for the Truman Scholarship. To learn more about Nationally Competitive Scholarships...

emma fullbright

Fulbright Student Program Announces App State Wilson Scholar Semi-Finalist
Feb 19, 2018

Senior Wilson Scholar, Emma Labovitz, has been selected as a semi-finalist for the 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student program along with three other App...


Wilson Scholars Host Charlotte Students for Outdoor Leadership and College-Access Program
Jan 11, 2018

Appalachian Wilson Scholars host Charlotte middle schoolers for outdoor leadership and college access programs....


First-Year Wilson Scholars Hike Table Rock Mountain
Aug 30, 2017

This rigorous expedition encompasses a three day hike through the western North Carolina mountains and culminates at Table Rock in Pisgah National For...