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Watauga Residential Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a Watauga Residential College student based primarily on demonstrated need and, secondarily, on merit. Award will be made annually and is not renewable. The amount of the award will vary depending upon available funds.

McFarlane Family International Travel and Research Endowment

This endowment provides support for students currently active in Watauga Residential College (WRC) and enrolled in a university-sponsored study abroad trip or semester abroad.  Students must have completed twelve semester hours of Investigations coursework, be enrolled in a research project relevant to the study abroad and be mentored by a WRC faculty member.  Administration related to this endowment is the responsibility of the College of Arts and Sciences in collaboration with Watauga Residential College.  Apply for the endowment using the McFarlane Family International Travel and Research Endowment application (DOC, 35 KB).

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

Consider scholarships offered by the college. Visit the college website to see the qualifications for each scholarship offered. For more questions, contact the Dean's office at or (828) 262-3078. 

  • Sally A. Callegari Memorial Scholarship for Gender Diversity in Animal Studies
  • Drs. Joanne Smith and Don R. Brannon Scholarship for Natural Sciences
  • Richard A. Thomas Memorial Scholarship for Arts and Sciences 
  • Jonathan K. Perryman Memorial Scholarship for the Sciences
  • GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholarships
  • The Peggy Harmon Shore Pre-Health Care Professional Endowed Scholarship

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