Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART)

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 Deadline: 

December 1, 2017
   

Start Date: 

Fall
   

Duration: 

Throughout undergraduate and graduate studies
   

Location: 

Throughout the U.S.
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Scholarships
   

Description: 

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories. The DoD offers this scholarship for service to individuals who demonstrate outstanding ability and special aptitude for a career in scientific and engineering research and product development, express interest in career opportunities at DoD laboratories and, are pursuing a degree in, or closely related to one of the following disciplines;

* Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
* Biosciences
* Chemical Engineering
* Chemistry
* Civil Engineering
* Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences
* Computer and Computational Sciences
* Electrical Engineering
* Geosciences
* Information Sciences
* Materials Science and Engineering
* Mathematics
* Mechanical Engineering
* Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering
* Nuclear Engineering
* Oceanography
* Operations Research
* Physics

The DoD is also interested in supporting the education of future scientists and engineers in a number of interdisciplinary, military technology areas that overlap the disciplines listed above. Applicants interested in studying in one of the interdisciplinary areas should apply under of the disciplines listed above and then indicate their specific areas of interest on their application.

During summer sessions, students will receive assignments as interns at DoD laboratories and agencies. After completion of their studies, SMART scholars will be employed in assignments aligned with their areas of interest and needs of the DoD.
   

Benefits: 

*Annual stipend ranging from $25,000-$38,000 depending on prior educational experience
*Full tuition and related education fees
*Health Insurance reimbursement allowance up to $1,200 per year
*Miscellaneous Supplies allowance of $1,000 per academic year
*Summer research internships
*Employment placement after graduation

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: U.S. National
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Offical Transcripts, References.
 

Contact: 

Program Coordinator
1818 N Street N.W., Suite 600
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: (202) 350-5715     Fax: (202) 265-8504
Email: smart@asee.org

 

Program Website: 

http://smart.asee.org/
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