Robert Hickam STEM Scholarship Fund

The Robert Hickam STEM Scholarship Fund was created and funded by Robert Hickam. 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. It is especially seeking individuals that have developed their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills through their participation in Rose Float.

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
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. In an essay no longer than 300 words, please describe how has the Rose Float Program helped you to develop your STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills? NOTE: Students do not have to be majoring in a STEM field, but must address how the Rose Float Program has helped them develop skills related to STEM.