National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) Program [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 668.2 (b) [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter VI -- Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education; Part 668 -- Student Assistance General Provisions; Subpart A – General], the term National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant) Program is “a grant program authorized by Title IV-A-1 of the HEA under which grants are awarded during the third and fourth academic years of study to eligible financially needy undergraduate students pursuing eligible majors in the physical, life, or computer sciences, mathematics, technology, or engineering, or foreign languages determined to be critical to the national security of the United States.”

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-1)