Science, Mathematics, & Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

The 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 completion. (Award requires participation in summer internship and commitment to service upon graduation.) The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.

Application Deadline: December

Year at Time of Application: 
First-Year Student, Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Beyond, Grad Student, Recent Alum
Duration of Award: 
None (Award Only)
No Preference
Direct Submission
Area of Interest: 
Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Environmental and Geosciences, Life Sciences, Information Technology and Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Statistics
Earliest Application Deadline: 
Sept. – Dec.
Penn-State Sponsored: 
Fellowship Components: 
Graduate School