The SMART Scholarship Program offers students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, (or STEM) disciplines the chance to receive full scholarships and serve the Defense Department after they complete their degree. Applicants must pursue a technical degree in one of the 19 STEM disciplines. Once accepted into the program, SMART scholars receive $25,000 to $38,000 a year. The scholarship application deadline for the 2018 class is Dec. 8, 2017. The next submission window runs from Aug. 1 to Dec. 1, 2018, for the 2019 class. For more information, visit the SMART website.
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