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.

To read more about externally funded projects at App State, visit Appalachian Today, the university’s news and events website.

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Awardee Project Title College/School/Division Award Amount Sponsor Date Awarded
Dr. James
Young Eisner Scholars (YES) Watauga
Division of Academic Affairs
College Access Partnerships
Young Eisner Scholars
April 2022
Dr. Jeremy
Promoting Integrated On-Farm Bioenergy Technologies
College of Fine and Applied Arts
Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
April 2022
Dr. Michael
LEAPS-MPS: Determining All the Contributions of Adrenodoxin to Cytochrome P450 Catalysis
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
National Science Foundation
April 2022
Dr. Katherine
Math PATH Scholars
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Ellucian Foundation
March 2022
Dr. Heather
Masculine and Feminine Attributes of Major Party Candidates: Understanding America's Changing Conceptualization of Candidates and Parties
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Government and Justice Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
March 2022
Dr. Julie
Arts Equity Project Grants
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
North Carolina Arts Council
March 2022
Dr. David
Countermeasure Influence of 4-Weeks Cranberry Ingestion on Immune Dysfunction, Inflammation and Muscle Damage Induced by Intensive Running
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biology
Ocean Spray
March 2022
Dr. Julie
Equity-Centered Pipeline Initiative Proposal - Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
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Reich College of Education
Department of Leadership and Educational Studies
Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools
March 2022
Dr. Betsy
Reich College of Education
Public School Partnership
East Carolina University
March 2022
Dr. David
Influence of 2-Weeks Mango Ingestion on Inflammation Resolution After Vigorous Exercise
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biology
National Mango Board
March 2022