Scholarship Program at CDM Smith

To support the ongoing growth and development of the consulting, engineering, construction, and operations industry, we partner with several universities and associations to fund scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. With these programs, CDM Smith strives to foster the education and career opportunities of our industry's future leaders.

Current opportunities include:

CDM Smith Scholarship Program

CDM Smith has established a scholarship program to assist students pursuing an eligible STEM undergraduate program focusing on engineering or IT at an eligible university. Visit our site for program information and eligibility requirements.

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Thomas R. Camp Scholarship

The Thomas R. Camp Scholarship provides support to outstanding students doing applied research in the drinking water field. The $5,000, one-time grant is awarded to doctoral students in even years and master's students in odd years.

For more information or to download an application, please visit the AWWA website. The annual deadline for application is January 15.

Lawler Scholarship (Northeastern University)

Our Lawler Scholarship was established in memory of Joseph C. Lawler—one of the firm's most forward-thinking CEOs and a staunch supporter of his alma mater, Northeastern University.

The university's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department considers the Lawler Scholarship its most prestigious scholarship offering. Each year, the department selects the undergraduate students who will receive the scholarship.

University of Florida - CDM Smith Endowment

On behalf of the University of Florida Environmental Engineering Sciences (EES) Department, we provide an endowed fellowship to a prospective graduate student. The fellowship is administered by the EES Department.

    • SHPE-CDM Smith Scholars Program

      The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and CDM Smith have teamed up to offer an exciting scholarship opportunity.

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    • UNCF-CDM Smith Scholars Program

      The United Negro College Fund and CDM Smith have teamed up to offer an exciting scholarship opportunity.

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