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SMART Scholarship for Service

About the SMART Scholarship for Service


*** Updated April 26, 2021 ***

The SMART Scholarship for Service is a scholarship offered by the Department of Defense for students who are pursuing STEM degrees. Citizens of the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, or the United Kingdom may apply. A full list of eligible STEM majors is available on the scholarship website.

Scholarship Amount: $25,000-$38,000

Eligible Grade Levels: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student

Eligible Majors: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computer Sciences and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geosciences, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Information Sciences, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Oceanography, Operations Research, Physics

Residency Requirement: There is no state residency requirement for this scholarship.

Minimum GPA: 3.0



Deadline: December 1, 2021

Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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