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SMART Scholarship Program

SMART offers scholarships for undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students currently pursuing a degree in one of the 21 STEM disciplines.

The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. program in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. SMART scholars receive full tuition, annual stipends, internships, and guaranteed employment with the Department of Defense (DoD) after graduation. SMART scholars will be employed as a DoD civilian upon degree completion.  

The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories and facilities. Current undergraduates and graduate students studying one of 21 eligible STEM fields are invited to apply. 

Opening August 1, 2023