Combined Degree Scholarship Program (CDSP): A National Science Foundation (NSF) Project Application for Phase 2.
The Combined Degree Scholarship Program (CDSP) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) provides scholarships to high-achieving, low-income students to complete both their Bachelor’s and Master’s in Engineering in a compressed timeline. The scholarship program consists of two components: extensive extracurricular support and financial support ($10,000/year) for last two years of the program. This particular application is for phase 2 and is only available to those students who have been part of Phase 1. Successful admission into Phase 2 unlocks the various benefits mentioned below:
*$20,000 in scholarship via CDSP once accepted into graduate program
*Extensive individualized mentoring by faculty member
*Peer mentored by current graduate students
*Targeted seminars and workshop to enhance professional development
*Research activities and conference participation/attendance
*Leadership shadowing of industry senior managers
*Admitted to the graduate school
Financial need is required and shall be demonstrated by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).