Leafwell Medical Cannabis Scholarship Program

Leafwell offers scholarships to students who are interested in and studying the cannabis industry through the Leafwell Medical Cannabis Scholarship Program.

Our financial support is designed to assist those who are furthering their education within this space and helping to expand understanding, conduct research and destigmatize cannabis as medicine.

We offer a number of scholarships, across a range of concentrations. To apply for a scholarship in your area, complete the application below.

We’re looking for up and coming talent

  • Together Someone who wants to work across disciplines to improve the medical cannabis industry.

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  • Passion Someone who is passionate about medical cannabis, their specific area of study and how the two intersect.

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  • Innovation Someone with new and vibrant ideas who is seeking to revolutionize the medical cannabis industry.

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  • Drive Someone who understands the scale of the challenge and is committed to working with the industry to enact change.

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How to apply

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The Leafwell Medical Cannabis Scholarship Program is currently accepting applications. There are a range of scholarships to choose from for students interested in medical marijuana. Applicants must be over 18. Scholarships are only available to schools in the US and you must also provide proof of enrollment to your school.

Each scholarship offers a total of $2,500 to winners:

1st prize = $1,500

2nd prize = $750

3rd prize = $250

If the total cost of the program is less than the prize, the scholarship will cover the cost of the program only. All funds are paid directly to the academic institution, not the applicant.

For full terms and conditions, click here.

Open Positions

Agricultural Students

We invite agricultural students to apply for a scholarship to assist them in their studies. Any agricultural student who is interested in growing cannabis and its use in the commercial and medical market.

To apply, submit a 750 word essay on one of the following subjects:

  • What is the biggest challenge for commercial cannabis farms?
  • If you were to found a commercial cannabis farm, how would you make it different to those currently in existence?
  • How can growing cannabis become more eco friendly?

Submission deadline: August 1st, 2021

Healthcare Students

We invite healthcare students to apply for a scholarship to assist them in their studies. Any healthcare student who is interested in cannabis as medicine and the endocannabinoid system may be eligible for this scholarship.

To apply, submit a 750 word essay on one of the following subjects:

  • Why is cannabis medicine?
  • Why is the discovery of the ECS so important?
  • How can cannabis help patients?

Submission deadline: August 1st, 2021

Business and Economics Students

We invite business and economics students to apply for a scholarship to assist them in their studies. Any business or economics student who is interested in the cannabis industry may be eligible for this scholarship.

To apply, submit a 750 word essay on one of the following subjects:

  • What are the most pressing challenges in the cannabis business?
  • How can the cannabis industry strengthen itself?
  • How has the cannabis industry growth impacted its market presence?

Submission deadline: August 1st, 2021

Creative Students

We invite students studying anything creative (e.g. film, art, writing) to apply for a scholarship to assist them in their studies. Any creative student who is interested in cannabis as medicine and the cannabis industry may be eligible for this scholarship.

To apply, submit one of the following:

  • A 2 minute documentary about cannabis
  • An art form inspired by cannabis
  • A piece of creative writing (e.g. short story, poem) of no more than 1,000 words

Submission deadline: August 1st, 2021