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Veriheal's 2021 $20,000 Innovation in Cannabis Higher Education Scholarship Fund


Last updated 5/31/2021 at 12:59pm

Veriheal announced a $20,000 Innovation in Cannabis scholarship to fund students pursuing degrees in the Cannabis industry.

The scholarship doubled from last year's amount to offer 20 grants in the amount of $1,000 each to qualifying student applicants.

"At Veriheal, education and diversity are at the center of our core values, yet we know how expensive obtaining a college degree can be - particularly in the midst of a global pandemic," said co-founder and co-CEO Samuel Adetunji. "We were overwhelmed by the number of applicants we received for the ten awards we offered in 2020, so we're excited to double that number in 2021 and offer scholarships to 20 promising students across a range of disciplines, backgrounds, and areas of study."

"With this scholarship fund, we're putting $20,000 directly into the hands of a new generation of innovators who will help shape the future of our industry," said Veriheal co-founder and co-CEO, Joshua Green. "The Cannabis category is growing at an extraordinary rate, and there are many complex problems that must be solved across all sectors, from finance and technology to science and education. At Veriheal, we're fortunate to be in the position to support budding entrepreneurs from all walks of life and bring diverse, fresh perspectives to the Cannabis field."

-The Innovation in Cannabis Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students of all ages in the U.S.

-All applicants are required to submit one 1,000+ word essay detailing their plans to improve the Cannabis industry.

-Winners will be selected from overall combination of knowledge and passion for sustainability, community, awareness, and innovation for the future of Cannabis not only as an industry but as a medical medium.

How to apply:

Applications may now be submitted at https://www.veriheal.com/scholarship/

Applications will be accepted from any field of study; all majors and concentrations are eligible.

Deadline to apply is on July 30, 2021.

Awardees will be announced in August 2021; selected applicants will be notified between August 1st and August 15th, 2021.

Please review Scholarship Terms for other requirements.

To learn more about the Veriheal, please visit http://www.veriheal.com.


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