CDM Smith Scholarship Program

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.

Our 2022 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2022 scholarship winners! We can't wait to see what the future holds for these aspiring STEM professionals!  

Please come back for our next Scholarship Application in March 2023!

Awards, Eligibility & Program Deadline

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!

Diversity Awards

  • Race/Gender: CDM Smith is offering two awards in 2022 to promote diversity within the STEM field for historically marginalized communities and women.
  • Economic: CDM Smith is offering two awards in 2022 for individuals facing hardships that might impact their STEM education. 
  • Merit Awards: CDM Smith is offering four traditional schol­ar­ships in 2022 for all students in STEM who meet the eligibility require­ments.

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 or graduate program focusing on the majors listed below.
  • Plan to enroll or are currently enrolled in full-time under­grad­u­ate or graduate program (engineering programs must be ABET Accredited).
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). 

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 2022 application period is closed. Please come back for our next Scholarship Application in March 2023!

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].