Jim Caras Scholarship Fund

The Jim Caras was created and funded by the Caras Family. This scholarship aims to promote higher education to those who are actively involved with the Rose Float Program and to create future leaders within the Cal Poly Pomona community.

This scholarship will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year.

  • Student must be involved in the Rose Float Program
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.25 or above
  • Open to all majors
  • Open to current CPP students

Preference will be given to the Leadership Team

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Hanson, Interim Director of Rose Float at hhanson@cpp.edu.

To begin the application process, please complete your general application first, then proceed to search this scholarship in the “Opportunities>>Ours” Tab and click on APPLY.

Supplemental Questions
  1. How long have you been involved with Rose Float?
  2. List your role(s) in Rose Float, including your most significant contribution to the program so far.
  3. Please answer the following questions in an essay no longer than 500 words. What does Rose Float mean to you? How did Rose Float help you build community on campus and what has that taught you? What is your anticipated level of future Rose Float involvement and what areas do you plan to be most involved in? Please describe your academic and career goals and explain how being involved in the Rose Float program and this scholarship will help you support them. Please discuss your leadership experience on campus outside of Rose Float. If you have been involved in or taken Bronco Lead Workshops, please be sure to list the dates and workshops/certifications you have received. If you had the chance to meet the individuals who funded this scholarship, what would you like to say to them?
  4. Do you hold a Leadership position in the Rose Float Program?
  5. Are you involved in the Rose Float Program?