NOTE: The National SMART Grant ceased to exist at the end of the 2010-11 academic year.
- Does not need to be repaid
- Awards up to $4,000 for each of the third and fourth years of undergraduate study
In order to be eligible for this grant, you must:
- be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen,
- be Federal Pell Grant-eligible during the same award year,
- be enrolled in a degree program on at least a half-time basis,
- be a third- or fourth-year student (or a fifth-year student in a five-year program) in an undergraduate degree program,
- major in physical, life or computer science, engineering, mathematics, technology, or critical foreign language (or non-major single liberal arts programs), and
- have at least a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale in the coursework required for your major, and have and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA as of the end of the second award year (your GPA must be verified prior to the beginning of each payment period – e.g., semester).
For more information
- Talk to your high school guidance counselor.
- Contact your college�s financial aid office.
- Call the U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-4-FED-AID (433-3243).
- Visit the Student Aid on the Web National SMART Grant page