Vaccination Incentives

Every student, faculty and staff member who has submitted their fully vaccinated status is automatically entered into a pool for prize drawings each week.

Scholarships and Prizes

As of Oct. 1, $100,000 in scholarships have been awarded to students — learn more about some of the student scholarship winners and their motivations for being vaccinated. Additionally, prizes valued at more than $4,000 have been awarded to students and employees. Eligible students and employees continue to be automatically entered into weekly drawings, and prize winners are notified via email. See below for information on how to claim your prize.

Current prizes include:

  • Appalachian Ski Mtn. individual student season passes (a $450 value)
  • $100 University Bookstore gift cards
  • $100 Walmart gift cards
  • Local restaurant gift cards
  • Game day and tailgate packages — includes a 9’ x 9’ tent, cooler tote bag, table, two folding/camping chairs (a $355 value)

Prizes distributed include:

  • $1,000 student scholarships — 100 distributed to date
  • App State v. ECU game tickets
  • Luke Combs concert tickets
  • Apple AirPod bundles
  • On-campus parking passes (for Fall 2021 through Summer 2022)
  • And more!

Vaccines and prizes are federally funded.

Eligibility

Every student, faculty and staff member who has submitted their fully vaccinated status will be automatically entered into a pool for prize drawings as soon as they upload documentation indicating their fully vaccinated status.

Haven’t gotten your COVID-19 vaccine yet? It’s free, safe, and highly effective at preventing COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths! The bottom line: vaccines are our best defense against COVID-19 — especially the highly contagious Delta variant.

Make a vaccine appointment today at App State’s Student Health Service or visit the university’s COVID-19 Vaccines page for other vaccine providers.

When you become fully vaccinated, upload your vaccine status to be eligible for prize drawings.

How to Claim your Prize

Prize winners are notified via email and will have two weeks to arrange prize pickup with the Division of Student Affairs Office.

Please note that prize notifications are sent to students via their MedPortal accounts — check your email carefully for these messages. Employees receive an email notification from safety@appstate.edu.

Students and employees must present their AppCard to claim prizes. Scholarships will be applied to the prize winner’s student account.

Questions?

Students: Contact Student Affairs at studentaffairs@appstate.edu or 828-262-2060 with questions or for more information.

Faculty and staff: Contact Environmental Health, Safety and Emergency Management at safety@appstate.edu or 828-262-4008 with questions or for more information.

 

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