Scholarships and Fellowships

Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarships


The SMART Scholarships provide full tuition, a cash stipend, and paid summer internships (among other benefits) to individuals interested in conducting applied and theoretical research in fields related to the work of the Department of Defense. Scholarship recipients will work for the Department of Defense as long as the term of their scholarship award.

Who can apply: First-year students, sophomores, and juniors pursuing degrees in the STEM disciplines and interested in working at a DOD research facility after graduation.

Applications are due by December 1st at 5 pm EST. of the current calendar year