Save the Date! Tea Pad December 17, 2019

A cannabis industry networking group committed to social justice.

The TEa Pad SCHOLARSHIP for minority entrepreneurship


The Tea Pad Scholarship award considers the student's grades, leadership roles along with school or community involvement. 


"It (prejudice) is such a waste. It makes you logy and half-alive. It gives you nothing. It takes away." - Dorothy Dandridge,  

Scholarship Eligibility & Requirements



  • Undergraduate student.
  • Enrolled with 6 or more credits.
  • Must demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship.
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours (sophomore standing).
  • Official transcript demonstrating a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
  • A letter of recommendation letter from a faculty member displaying the applicant’s potential as an entrepreneur.
  • Two letters of recommendation from community members which demonstrates the applicant’s actionable commitment to her community.
  • Submit current resume.
  • Submit a 750-word original essay free of typos discussing what the greatest barriers to entry are for entrepreneurs starting business today and plans for overcoming the barriers.
  • Demonstration of entrepreneurial attributes: forward thinking; passion; strong work ethic; excellent communication skills; creativity; competitive; drive; confident and disciplined.
  • In-person interview with Tea Pad Advisory Board members.



  • Application Deadline December 27, 2019
  • Award January 2020 (Tea Pad Location TBD)

To begin your application or for more information, email 

Jacquie Cohen Roth, Tea Pad Founder/CEO

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