Appalachian Outreach collaborates with college and community partners to provide programs and services that help eliminate educational and social barriers, champion the benefits of post-secondary education and life-skills training, and promote Appalachian cultural awareness at Sinclair and in the community.
If you would like to request information regarding Appalachian Outreach services, receive reminders and/or RSVP for the Appalachian Community Breakfast, please click on the Service Information Request button below to complete the request form.
Appalachian Outreach Department Scholarship:
To qualify, students must meet the following:
The following scholarships are offered through the Sinclair Foundation to assist students of Appalachian heritage.
Click here for Sinclair Foundation scholarship details.
Applications are open at www.sinclair.edu/scholarships June 1-30 for Fall semester , November 1-30 for Spring semester, and March 1-30 for Summer semester.
Black in Appalachia is working to highlight the history of African-Americans in the development of our region and its culture. Through research, local narratives, public engagement and exhibition, this project aims to raise the visibility and contributions of the Black communities of the Mountain South. This project is a community service for Appalachian residents and families with roots in the region. Click the link below for more information. BLACK IN APPALACHIA
The Appalachian Community Update meetings will be held via Zoom until the COVID-19 concerns are passed. These meetings occur on a quarterly basis and are comprised of local Appalachian community residents and leaders, and members of Sinclair faculty, staff and students. The meetings serve as a way to share information and provide support for the community and educational initiatives. The Community Update meetings will be from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm via Zoom on the following dates:
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