CDM Smith has established a scholarship program to assist students pursuing an eligible STEM undergraduate and graduate programs focusing on engineering at an accredited four-year college or university.
In celebration of CDM Smith’s 75th Anniversary, we are increasing scholarship amounts from $5,000 to $7,500 and we are doubling the number of awards granted from four to eight!
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year that they meet eligibility requirements. Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study. Payments are made directly to school of enrollment.
The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance 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.
Applicants to the CDM Smith Scholarship Program must:
*Engineering Program must be ABET Accredited.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $7,500 award. Up to eight (8) awards will be granted.
Awards will be granted as follows:
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.
Recipients may be offered an internship.
Applicants will be notified in late June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of CDM Smith. Payment is made in one installment in August.
Selection of Recipients
Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America. CDM Smith will select the recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final. Scholarship finalists are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, and an essay.
Financial need will not be considered for the CDM Smith Merit and CDM Smith Soar Scholarships. Financial need will be considered for the CDM Smith Arise Scholarships. Recipients must have a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less.
As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically through the Scholarship America Student Hub.