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.

In fiscal year 2023, App State’s external funding from grants and contracts totaled $22.3 million — the second highest amount in university history.

Browse externally awarded grants/contracts in the table below and use the search field to filter awarded grants/contracts by campus unit.

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2021-2022

Awardee Project Title College/School/Division Award Amount Sponsor Date Awarded
Dr. Sarah
Evans
Collaborative Research: RUI: Zero-order to first-order: Hydrologic drivers of surface-subsurface storage dynamics in thawing permafrost landscapes
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Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
$276,373
National Science Foundation
July 2021
Dr. Melissa
Gutschall
Healthier Lives through Improved Nutrition
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management
$9,832
Hunger and Health Coalition Inc.
July 2021
Dr. Jesse
Lutabingwa
2020-2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship Leadership Institute for young African leaders, virtual programming and alumni engagement
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Division of Academic Affairs
Office of International Education and Development
$87,724
U.S. Department of State
July 2021
Dr. Katherine
Mawhinney
Collaborative Research: Co-Designing for Statewide Alignment of a Vision for High Quality Mathematics Instruction (VISIONS)
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematical Sciences
$109,734
National Science Foundation
July 2021
Elisabeth
Cavallaro
Enhancing Mental Well-being Through Online Gaming Communities
Division of Student Affairs
Department of Wellness and Prevention Services
$1,750
American College Health Foundation
July 2021
Dr. Amy Dellinger
Page
Appalachian Senior Programs Foster Grandparent and Senior Companions
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
$11,567
Alleghany County
July 2021
Dr. Amy Dellinger
Page
Appalachian Senior Programs: Foster Grandparent and Senior Companions
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
$2,786
Wilkes County
July 2021
Dr. Amy Dellinger
Page
Support for Appalachian Senior Programs
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
$20,000
Ashe County
July 2021
Dr. Lynn
Siefferman
CESU - Acoustic Surveys and Public Outreach for Bats Affected by White Nose Syndrome at Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina Section
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biology
$11,922
National Park Service
July 2021
Dr. Jennifer
Geib
Citizen Science Inventory of Pollinators: Flower Flies (Syrphidae)
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biology
$5,000
National Park Service
July 2021