Lake Superior State University is making history as the first school to offer a cannabis chemistry scholarship to students, a move that is exciting for those looking to enter the industry.
This Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan college has already been in the news for offering their groundbreaking cannabis chemistry program, something that has been available to students since 2019. Now, they are backing up this bold move with a scholarship for those who need help attending the program and affording school.
This new cannabis chemistry scholarship would not be possible without the support of Steadfast Labs, a cannabis testing facility located in Hazel Park, Michigan working in conjunction with the college. Steadfast Labs is funding a $1,200 scholarship every year for students going to school for cannabis chemistry, opening up even more opportunity for LSSU students.
“We’re committed to encouraging and supporting the best scientific talent,” founder and CO of Steadfast Labs Avram Zallen said. “We believe that education is the key to raising the level of safety and integrity in the industry—education of the consumer and education within the industry.”
“The scholarship reinforces key components of our vision statement: being vanguard-focused