What is ACCESS?
ACCESS is a commitment. It is Appalachian State University's commitment to making higher education affordable for North Carolina students. This scholarship program gives qualifying students the opportunity to attend Appalachian and graduate debt-free.
Launched in 2007, ACCESS has served over 500 undergraduates. With the help of grants, scholarships, and a work-study job, recipients can attend the university without student loans.
ACCESS offers academic and personal support to help ACCESS Scholars be successful and graduate on time.