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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Awardee Project Title College/School/Division Award Amount Sponsor Date Awarded
Dr. Jesse
2021 Fulbright TEA Program-Uzbekistan
Division of Academic Affairs
Office of International Education and Development
Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA)
October 2021
Dr. Shawn
Partnership to Advance Safety Analytics
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology
Eastman Chemical Company
January 2022
Dr. Amy Dellinger
Support for Appalachian Senior Programs-Senior Companion Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
United Way of Wilkes County
February 2022
Dr. Christine
AccelNet Implementation: International Network For Researching, Advancing and Assessing Materials for Environmental Sustainability (INFRAMES)
Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics
Duke University
February 2022
Dr. Melissa
Healthier Lives through Improved Nutrition
Beaver College of Health Sciences
Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management
Hunger and Health Coalition Inc.
July 2021
Dr. Tonya
Scanning Probe Microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy Analysis of Printed Semiconductor Materials
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Physics and Astronomy
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
March 2022
Dr. Michael
Macromia Margarita
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biology
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
September 2021
ImageWorks Display Sponsored Studio
College of Fine and Applied Arts
Department of Applied Design
ImageWorks Display
December 2021
High-Risk Drinking Prevention Program 2022
Division of Student Affairs
Department of Wellness and Prevention Services
International Town and Gown Association
April 2022
Dr. David
Collaborative Research: Implications of Solar Radiation Management for Strategic Behavior and Climate Governance
Walker College of Business
Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis
University of Wyoming
October 2021