Welcome to CDM Smith.

CDM Smith Scholarship Program

CDM Smith has established a scholarship program in partnership with Scholarship America to assist undergraduate college students pursuing an eligible STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program on focused majors.

Eligibility, Awards & Program Deadline


Applicants to the CDM Smith Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in an eligible STEM under­grad­u­ate program focusing on the majors listed below.
  • Plan to enroll or are currently enrolled in full-time under­grad­u­ate program (engineering programs must be ABET Accredited).
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). 

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to four awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year that they meet eligibility require­ments. Awards are for under­grad­u­ate study only. Payments are made directly to school of enrollment.

Program Deadline 
The 2021 application period has closed. We will announce our 2021 Scholarship winners by the end of July.

E2F Scholarship for future environmental engineers
CDM Smith is a proud partner of E2F: Envi­ron­men­tal Engineers of the Future. Receive up to $10,000 towards your master's degree in envi­ron­men­tal engineering.
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Eligible Majors

Automation Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering (water, geot­ech­ni­cal, structural, trans­porta­tion focuses)
Construc­tion Engineering
Construc­tion Management
Electrical Engineering
Envi­ron­men­tal Engineering
Envi­ron­men­tal Science
Geography (GIS)
Hydraulic Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Urban/Regional Planning
Water Resources Engineering

Com­mit­ment to Equal Em­ploy­ment Op­por­tu­nity and Af­firma­tive Ac­tion
CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consid­er­a­tion for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other char­ac­ter­is­tics protected by applicable law.

If you should require a reasonable accom­mo­da­tion to complete any part of the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department by phone at +1.​617.​452.​6000 and ask to speak with the Employee Relations Manager, or complete the Request for Reasonable Accom­mo­da­tion form. For additional information, please read Equal Em­ploy­ment is the Law and the Equal Employment is the Law Supplement (PDF).

CDM Smith partic­i­pates in the E-Verify employment autho­riza­tion program. Please review our E-Ver­ify par­tic­i­pa­tion no­tice and the Right to Work no­tice [Span­ish].