Giving to the Graduate School

Please follow the Give Now link or call or email Marty Hall (hallml4@appstate.edu; 828.262.2130) for instructions on how to give to our funds.

Joyce V. Lawrence Professional Development Award
Recognizes outstanding female students in graduate studies for excellence in the areas of research, scholarship, and for professional development.

Graduate Student Association Senate Research and Travel Fund
Assists students with purchasing supplies needed for research or with travel to present their research at a conference.

Ronald and Kathy Zigli Research Award
Recognizes outstanding students' research achievements and subsidize the costs of their research.

Judith and Floyd Domer Research Award
Recognizes outstanding students' research achievements and subsidize the costs of their research.

100 Scholars Research Award
Recognizes faculty who have a sustained record of outstanding research achievements and subsidize the costs of their research.

Graduate Dean's Fund for Excellence
Supports the graduate school in the expenses associated with recognizing its outstanding students and faculty.

Creating a Fund
We would be very happy to talk to you about the needs of our outstanding graduate students and faculty. Some areas of crucial need include:

  • tuition scholarships to increase diversity in the graduate student body, including out-of-state, international, under-represented, and lower socioeconomic students
  • awards to recognize outstanding achievement of our students, including top thesis and dissertation awards, outstanding service to the state and region through internships and practica, etc.
  • awards to recognize the outstanding achievement of our faculty, including mentoring graduate students, developing innovative curriculum, etc.