Oaksterdam University (OU), the first established and preeminent Cannabis University in the United States, is proud to announce the launch of a $25,000 Big Rock Minority Scholarship. The scholarship will focus on Latinos – The Jim Gonzalez Award; Veterans – The Bruce Scott Award; African Americans – The Alice Huffman Award, and Seniors – The Gayle Tice Award. 

Applicants are encouraged to apply for the appropriate demographic and identify their desired coursework. Scholarships will be granted on a rolling basis until the scholarship has expired. Dr. Aseem Sappal, Provost of OU, states “As the cannabis industry continues to develop new business opportunities, medical advancements and academic evolution, Big Rock and Oaksterdam University will lead the way in educating, training and developing a knowledgeable and dynamic workforce.“ 

An innovative family office headquartered in San Francisco, Big Rock created and funded this scholarship to continue to build this important workforce inclusive of minorities. 

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