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
Vaya Health
Reich College of Education
Parent to Parent Family Support Network-High Country
Vaya Health
December 2021
Dr. Petia
Synthesis, Properties and Dynamics of BODIPY-based Fluorophores
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences
Louisiana State University
December 2021
Dr. Tracie McLemore
Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy: Transformative and Sustainable Entrepreneurship
Learn more
College of Arts and Sciences
Math and Science Education Center
Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy
December 2021
Dr. Stacey
SIRJD and Me: One Faculty Member's Journey to Move ACPA's Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice and Decolonization into Her Practice
Reich College of Education
Department of Leadership and Educational Studies
American College Personnel Association
December 2021
Dr. Andrew
Stewards of Place Refresh
Reich College of Education
Alliance for Research on Regional Colleges
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
December 2021
ImageWorks Display Sponsored Studio
College of Fine and Applied Arts
Department of Applied Design
ImageWorks Display
December 2021
Dr. Anne
Systems-based integrated program for enhancing the sustainability of antibiotic-restricted poultry production
College of Fine and Applied Arts
Department of Sustainable Development
University of Connecticut
December 2021
Dr. Kurt
Rural School Mental Health Training and Service Provision in North Carolina
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology (former employee)
Ashe Schools
December 2021
Dr. Jessica
Building Market Channels for Local Food in the North Carolina High Country
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
East Tennessee State University
November 2021
Dr. Baker
Ongoing Maintenance of Automatic Weather Stations in the Khumbu Region of Nepal
Learn more
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography and Planning
National Geographic Society
November 2021