SMART scholarships available

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On October 10, 2019

The SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Scholarship for Service Program is available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a technical degree in one of the following 21 STEM disciplines:

  • Aeronautical and astronautical engineering
  • Biosciences
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil engineering
  • Cognitive, neural and behavioral sciences
  • Computer and computational sciences and computer engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Environmental sciences
  • Geosciences
  • Industrial and systems engineering (technical tracks only)
  • Information sciences
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Naval architecture and ocean engineering
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Operations research (technical tracks only)
  • Physics

SMART will not fund any management or non-technical degrees. SMART scholars will be employed at a Department of Defense (DoD) facility after graduation. For each academic year of a scholar’s award, he or she is required to commit to one year of civilian employment with the DoD. Get more details.

Please have your students notify Jennifer Pratt at if they plan to apply for the SMART scholarship. If there is enough interest, the vice chancellor of research’s office may provide support to assist with application writing.

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