Niche College Scholarship

National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship

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November 3, 2024
Awards Available: 180

Scholarship Description

Discover an exceptional opportunity to advance your education in science and engineering through the DoD Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship.

Scholarship Details

  • Over 4,700 fellowships have been awarded since the program's inception, with more than 70,000 applications received.
  • The DoD offers new three-year graduate fellowships each fiscal year, subject to fund availability.
  • This scholarship aims to support individuals who demonstrate exceptional ability and special aptitude for advanced training in science and engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The SMART Scholarship program seeks to increase the number of U.S. citizens or nationals trained in science and engineering disciplines vital to national security.
  • Selected awardees will establish ongoing relationships with their sponsoring military services, providing valuable mentoring and interaction.
  • Applicants are encouraged to pursue doctoral studies in research areas aligned with the Department of Defense's mission.

Application Process

  1. Visit our website to explore the program in detail and access application materials.
  2. Prepare your application, highlighting your qualifications, aptitude, and dedication to advancing science and engineering in areas critical to national defense.
  3. Submit your application to seize the opportunity for a SMART Scholarship and join a community of scholars committed to shaping the future of science and technology. Scholarship Search