The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and guaranteed civilian employment with the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion. Applicants must be pursuing a technical degree in one of the 21 STEM disciplines listed on the provider's site. Technical degrees include programs specializing in science, mathematics, and engineering (as listed in the 21 approved disciplines). Non-technical degrees include management, arts or humanities degrees that are not approved or funded by SMART. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Alessandra Hayden
  • 1818 N Street, N.W.
  • Suite 600
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • smart@asee.org
  • 202-331-3544

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morin  on 10/3/2020 11:16:36 PM

I applied for a STEM scholarship. Because I am interested in pursing a career in the medical field and if I won this will help me afford colleges.

oakley o  on 9/25/2020 1:46:22 PM

I am currently trying to fund my future college career, I am a high school senior that has done tremendous amounts of work to get to where I am today. I am pursuing a career in aerospace engineering. Getting this scholarship would be a dream come true.

Sebastian S  on 9/25/2020 1:46:11 PM

Hello, My name is Sebastian Stanley. I am applying to this scholarship because i have always had a strong passion to become a civil engineer. I grew up in a low income family and I will be the first of my household to attend college. I have worked hard for 10 plus years as a diesel/mechanic. I want to do more than just turn wrenches I want to accomplish my dream. I want to love what I do. I want to provide a better life for my wife and two small children. I want to be someone my children can look up too and aspire for something more than just to have a job but to strive for there dreams and have a career! Spring 2021 is when I will begin this journey please help me to achieve my dreams.

Felicia H  on 9/2/2020 12:31:17 PM

Hello my name is Felicia Hendrix and I'm currently the Call Center Coordinator for the OBAT clinic in Boston working with Opioids patients. I tried to apply for this scholarship but for some reason it won't let me. I have applied for a 2.8 year Mortuary program, my current employer does not offer tuition reimbursement for me as I'm non union. I feel I need this scholarship because this generation of Morticians are all elderly and with the recent rash of violence, COVID 19, Opioid death and just natural deaths, the system of our older Morticians need some help. I grew up in the community dealt with and continue to be around death. This school is very expensive but is the only one that is offered in Massachusetts. My love of people and wanting to help them however is what is driving me to pursue this scholarship. I hope that my comments are taken into consideration as I look forward to beginning school November 9,2020 at Fine Mortuary College In Boston ma

Jennifer B  on 7/7/2020 8:54:59 AM

Hello, I am applying for this scholarship in hopes that i may continue my education. I am currently employed with the DOD and have all intentions on staying after completing my Masters degree.

Sharon C  on 6/12/2020 3:16:10 PM

This scholarship opportunity offers the best opportunities to advance in my profession and provide services to people in need.

Isabel C  on 10/6/2015 11:56:11 AM

I believe this is a very valuable scholarship to continue, and furthermore, a wonderful opportunity to find hidden talent.

Donna J  on 9/1/2009 5:58:28 PM

Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program. This scholarship for service program provides students with a stipend (starting between $22,500 and $38,000 per year), full tuition, health coverage, book allowance of $1,000, and other education expenses. SMART has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies. The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to U.S. citizens and nationals, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment opportunity with the DoD with this program. For more information and to apply, go to: http://www.asee.org/smart

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