The Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service is a scholarship for service program that 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.
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-18 years of age or older
-Able to participate in summer internships at DoD laboratories
-Willing to accept post-graduate employment with the DoD
-A student in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
-Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in one of the approved disciplines
-Undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university and have a high school diploma/GED. Current high school students are not eligible to apply.
-Graduate applicants can be either currently enrolled in a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or awaiting notification of admission to such. If awaiting admission, you must be accepted for entrance in the upcoming fall term.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.