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Financial Aid School – How to Apply for the National Smart Grant

By Thomas Simon

The national Smart grant, also known as the national science and mathematics assess to retain talent Grant is a grant that is available

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which provides up to $4000 in the third and fourth years of undergraduate study. This grant is available to students that take half-time classes and two are also eligible for the federal program. Here is a way that you can apply for this grant and receive the money.

The main factor to consider is that you must be majoring in physical, life, or computer sciences in order to apply for this scholarship. You could also be going for a major in mathematics, technology, engineering, or a critical foreign language. There are also students that have received this grant that are taking on major single liberal arts programs.

The reason liberal arts is allowed into the picture is because this degree requires teachers to know so much about so many diverse topics, many of which were mentioned above. The student and Roald must take the courses necessary to fulfill the requirements of this grant. Therefore there is a check list of classes that must be attended in order for you to receive the money.

You must also remember that this is considered in regard to how much you get from the Pell Grant. This federal grant must not exceed the student’s attendance costs. Full grant amounts are given, but typically only to students that did not receive the full amount for the Pell or they are attending a college which requires a substantial amount of money for tuition and classes.

As usual, you must be a US citizen, have a designated college major in the areas related to this grant, and be enrolled at least half-time to get eligibility for this money.

The are other brands such as the TEACH grant and the FSEOG grants which are somewhat different to apply for, but if you are going for a liberal studies degree or plan on being a teacher in the future, these can be combined together without adversely affecting the amount you receive from federal funding.

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Visit our sites for more information on finding grants for college students or obtaining financial aid for college students through the Obama administrations stimulus package.

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