The Department of Defense (DoD) recognizes the need to support the education of America’s future scientists and engineers. The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program offers scholarships to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude for excelling in STEM fields. Students are also provided opportunities to continue their research in DoD civil service roles following graduation. The Science, Mathematics, and Research For Transformation (SMART) Scholarship Program goal is to produce the next generation of DoD science and technology (S&T) leaders.
The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program STEM Disciplines:
• Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering • Biomedical
Engineering • Biosciences • Chemical Engineering • Chemistry
• Civil Engineering • Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral
Sciences • Computer and Computational Sciences/Computer
Engineering • Electrical Engineering • Environmental Sciences
• Geosciences • Industrial & 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) • Physics
The SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States (some exceptions apply; those with permanent resident status are not eligible). Students must be at least eighteen years of age to be eligible. Applicants for undergraduate awards must be currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university. Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in, or closely related to, one of the approved STEM disciplines with interest in research. Awardee must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
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