The Bead Project is a scholarship program designed for creatively inclined women (including ciswomen, transwomen, and femme-identified non-binary folks). Over the course of ten classes at the UrbanGlass studios, students learn the art of glass beadmaking, simple jewelry fabrication techniques, and the entrepreneurial skills to develop a business plan. The Bead Project offers students a transformative experience, new tools for self-expression, and the skills to turn glass beadmaking into a supplemental form of income, while becoming a part of a dynamic creative community.
The program runs twice a year, and the deadline for our upcoming spring semester is February 1st.
Who can apply?
The Bead Project was created specifically for low-income women, age 18 and over, living in the New York Metropolitan Area. No previous art or glass experience required. Applicants should not be currently enrolled in an academic program.
How do I apply?
Apply online at urbanglass.org/beadproject. Or stop by and fill out an application at UrbanGlass, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217