The SMART Scholarship for Service Program is open only to citizens of the United States. Persons who hold permanent resident status are not eligible. Proof of citizenship is required. Students must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible. Applicants for undergraduate awards must be currently enrolled in a U.S. college or university. Awardees must be eligible to receive and hold a security clearance. Please see the program website for details about the security clearance process.