Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) employees David Emerson and Jason Davis have been selected as Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Program PhD participants. They are the first Crane participants to be accepted into the program as PhD candidates.
SMART Program recipients work for the government, and in this case, their books and tuition are paid for and they also receive a stipend from Crane that will apply to labor costs,” explained NSWC Crane University Liaison Dave Acton. “This is the first year that we’ve had Crane PhD participants in the program. We are looking forward to their participation and to their educational and research pursuits.”
SMART Program is a scholarship for service program that receives more than 3,000 applicants each year – with 300 applicants annually selected DoD-wide to participate. NSWC Crane’s focus within the program is on PhDs.