Massachusetts’ Holyoke Community university Cannabis Education Center is scholarships that are offering students who enroll in its core cannabis training program, which runs March 20 and 21. The program costs $595 but qualified individuals could have the cost that is full by the college’s partner, cannabis business Elevate Northeast.
Cara Crabb-Burnham, Elevate Northeast’s director and co-founder of education, said the scholarships are targeted primarily at students from communities negatively impacted by drug laws that preceded cannabis legalization in the state. The scholarships are funded by cannabusiness donations.
“The goal of the Elevate Northeast Scholarship Fund is to help future cannabis employees and entrepreneurs experience real-world training and education that will bolster their ability to earn viable positions in the* that is( industry. Through this scholarship system we desire to attract pupils to your cannabis industry that have a desire for cannabis and wish to ensure the* that is( room is diverse, equitable, and reasonable.” – Crabb-Burnham in a statement