2020 Scholarship Applications Available now! Annually, the Sierra Madre Rose Float Association is proud to award a scholarship to a qualified college-bound student who meets the following qualifications:

  1. Applicants must currently be a student in their senior year of high school or be a college freshman with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Applicants must have been active in one or more Sierra Madre Rose Float Association activities such as fundraising, design, construction, decorating or as a past or present float rider.

Application and Reference forms are available here:

2020 Scholarship Application

2020 Service Request Form

All forms must be postmarked or sent by e-mail to scholarship@sierramadrerosefloat.org NO LATER than May 20, 2020.

You may also e-mail any questions to scholarship@sierramadrerosefloat.org.


2019 Scholarship Announcement

The Sierra Madre Rose Float Association is pleased to announce that Samantha Grijalva
is the recipient of our 2019 SMRFA Scholarship Award.

Photo Award Scholarship Greg and Samantha

Greg Murphy, SMRFA Board Member, presenting the award
to the 2019 winner, Samantha Grijalva of Sierra Madre.


This award recognizes one student in either their senior year of high school or first year of college who has demonstrated academic excellence, service to the community, and a dedication to the work of the Sierra Madre Rose Float Association.

Ms. Grijalva served as a 2017 SMRFA Princess. She is a 2019 graduate of La Salle College Preparatory School and is attending Saint Mary’s College of California, studying Political Science.