This scholarship program provides students with a stipend allowance, full tuition, book allowance, room and board and other normal educational expenses. The purpose of the program is to promote the education, recruitment and retention of undergraduate and graduate students in science, mathematics and engineering studies. The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States, and students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. There is an employment obligation to the DoD with this scholarship program.
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) is now administering NREIP, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). NREIP is a ten week summer research opportunity for undergraduate Juniors & Seniors, and Graduate students. U.S. citizenship required; Permanent residents accepted at certain labs. The application is open from October through February.
It is expected that approximately 20 two-year undergraduate scholarships and 5 two-year graduate scholarships will be awarded annually to students in Aeronautics and related fields. The program is open to U.S. Citizens who are enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university. Undergraduate students will receive up to $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for tuition, room and board, or other school-related costs. Graduate students will receive up to $35,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for tuition, room and board, or other school-related costs. All students will have the opportunity to attend a summer internship at a NASA Research Center with a summer stipend up to $10,000.
The College Qualified Leaders (CQL) program offers interested undergraduates and graduates the opportunity for a research internship in a DoD lab. It gives these students the chance to learn the research process in an active laboratory.
Application is open year round.