SURE 2013: apply by Feb. 3, 2014, see SURE website.

Emory STEM Symposium: apply by Jan. 7, 2014 see Emory STEM website.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

SMART Program (Dept. of Defense undergraduate and graduate awards)

The SMART (Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation) Program will pay for all educational expenses for a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. program, and then provide scholars unique opportunities to work as research scientists or engineers on cutting edge technology in world class Department of Defense facilities. A comprehensive list of facilities can be found on the SMART website:

This is a highly competitive, national program, open to U.S. citizens only, so please ask your best students to apply. The SMART program will pay all educational costs and a stipend while they are in school from as little as one (1) term up to 5 years.

Specifically the program pays for:
+ Full Tuition - to any accredited U.S. University
+ A very generous stipend while in school ranging from $25,000 - $41,000 per year
+ Book allowance - $1,000
+ Health insurance contribution
+ Paid Summer internshipsTravel fees for internships
+ All required student fees

The application deadline is December 1, 2011, so please let your students know about this program as soon as possible.