Engineering student earns SMART scholarship

Engineering student earns SMART scholarship

Philip Barcelon, aerospace engineering sophomore, received a SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Program) Scholarship from the American Society for Engineering Education. Participants in the SMART Scholarship for Service Program receive an annual stipend, full tuition and related educational fees, $1,000 book allowance, paid summer internships at the U.S. Department of Defense laboratories and employment placement after graduation. SMART Scholars include students who have demonstrated ability and special aptitude in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average and the desire to work for a U.S. Department of Defense research lab.