The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART)
Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students
pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to
receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree
Participants in the SMART Scholarship for Service Program
Full tuition and education related fees (does
not include items such as meal plans, housing, or parking)
Stipend paid at a rate of $25,000 - $38,000
depending on degree pursuing (may be prorated depending on award
Paid summer internships
Health Insurance allowance up to $1,200 per
Book allowance of $1,000 per academic year
Employment placement after graduation
All awardees must be;
a U.S. citizen at time of application,
18 years of age or older as of August 1, 2013,
able to participate in summer internships at
willing to accept post-graduate employment with
a student in good standing with a minimum
cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (as calculated by the SMART
pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in
one of the disciplines listed on the
About SMART page.
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.
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 fall 2013 term.
*Freshman/First Year Associate’s
Program applicants must report an ACT or SAT Reasoning Test
Score. Subject tests are not required. In addition, individuals
who apply during their Freshman/First Year must obtain a minimum
cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale during the fall academic term
of their Freshman/First Year. Freshman/First Year Associate's
Program applicants will be required to submit an official
transcript reflecting their fall academic term grades to
establish compliance with this requirement.
**Graduate applicants must have taken
the GRE and test scores must be reportable by ETS. Subject tests
are not required.
All applicants are required to submit applications online
P.M EST, December 14, 2012. Official
transcripts must be postmarked by
14, 2012. All other supporting materials including
references and test scores must be received by
December 14, 2012.
Notifications of awards are expected to be made in March 2013.
Application materials are not returned to applicants.