The Office of Research supports Appalachian State University scholarly and creative activities by expanding access to and facilitating management of research opportunities. The Office enhances the research enterprise by building capacity through research development and methodological and statistical consultation, providing support for externally funded projects, ensuring compliance for regulatory programs, and facilitating the protection, management, and translation of intellectual property. The Office of Research also collaborates with Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.



The External Draft Improvement Team (EDIT)

The Office of Research would like to remind you about the internal proposal review initiative for external proposals, the External Draft Improvement T...

Cayuse Monthly Maintenance 6/10/23 from noon to midnight

Cayuse monthly maintenance is this Saturday, June 10th, 2023, from 9am-9pm Pacific time (12pm-12am Eastern). If a user encounters an is...

Limited Submission Interest for FY 24: South Arts Programs

Appalachian State employees are eligible to submit applications to several South Arts Grant Programs. We are only able to submit one application from ...


The Office of Research offers many different professional development opportunities in the area of grantsmanship. You can see a full list of workshops and workshop descriptions here.  A current schedule and registration links are available on the 'Upcoming Events' calendar on Check back later if no registration is currently active.

Upcoming Events


Dr. Ece Karatan
Vice Provost for Research
John E. Thomas Building
Suite 382
PO Box 32174
Boone, NC 28608-2174



Awarded External Grants & Contracts

App State faculty and staff routinely receive grant funding from state, regional and national organizations, as well as business and industry sponsors, in support of their research, creative and/or scholarly endeavors. These projects span a variety of disciplines — STEM, the arts and humanities, and business, to name a few — and have far-reaching impact.

Browse externally awarded grants/contracts

Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian

Research & Creative Activity at Appalachian is an annual event that celebrates all research, scholarship and creative endeavors of Appalachian faculty and staff. The event consists of sessions during which faculty and staff present oral presentations, posters, art pieces and performances. The event includes an awards ceremony for the Chancellor's and Provost's Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. We look forward to seeing you there!

Check our event webpage to see a full list of the presentations given at our fourth annual event in October 2022.

Fulbright Week

Appalachian State University hosts Fulbright Week, an annual event organized and supported by multiple partners across campus, including administrative offices and faculty. Virtual events are planned to help share the many opportunities available to you through Fulbright, answer questions you have about the program, and help you prepare a strong Fulbright application.  The week is sponsored by the Office of International Education and Development, the Office of Research, and Nationally Competitive Scholarships.


Reports for additional years can be found here.

Institutes and Partners 

Click on the locations identified below on this interactive Google map to read more about Appalachian research being conducted around the world.