CDM Smith has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the CDM Constructors Inc. Workforce Development Scholarship must:
*Eligible majors– Electrical, Automation, Instrumentation and Controls, Cybersecurity, or related discipline.
**Certification programs must be through an accredited institution and must run on a standard academic
semester calendar. Certification programs must be a minimum of one semester/term in length and
recipients must be enrolled at the time awards are disbursed in August.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to 2 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for technical/vocational trades (undergraduate) study only.
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. CDM Smith will select the recipients.
Recipients may be offered an internship and/or career opportunity with CDM Smith.
All applicants will be notified in May.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of CDM Smith. Payment is made in early August.
Scholarship finalists are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form from a faculty member must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 10, 2023 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.