General Scholarships
UrbanGlass offers 4 deadlines a year for general scholarship applications. These four deadlines are at the start of each semester, when there is most funding available for financial aid and students have the best chance of admission into their preferred workshop. To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application Form below. 

Please be aware of the following deadlines for General Scholarships: 

December 3, 2018:  Deadline for applications for Winter scholarships 

March 2019:  Deadline for applications for Spring scholarships 

May 2019:  Deadline for applications for Summer scholarships 

August 2019:  Deadline for applications for Fall scholarships  

UrbanGlass offers a rolling scholarship application accessible throughout the year, but the extent of assistance with tuition is dependent on available funding and will vary.  It is highly recommended to apply at these deadlines. 

Partnership Scholarships
UrbanGlass  partners with over 160 universities and arts organizations around the world to offer free and low cost learning opportunities for students, staff, faculty and recent alumni. Please inquire with your university or home studio to see if they have a partnership set up. To set up a partnership for your school or studio please email

Bead Project Alumni Scholarships
Alumni of UrbanGlass's Bead Project are eligible for specific scholarships to continue their glass education. If you are an alumni, choose Bead Project Scholarship as your scholarship type. 

Youth Scholarships
If you would like to enroll your child in one of our youth programs or summer camps but can't afford the full price please apply for one of our new need-based youth scholarships. Fill out the form below and choose Youth Scholarship as your scholarship type. 

Youth Partnership Scholarships
Modeled on our extremely successful University partnership scholarship program, UrbanGlass is reaching out to local schools and youth arts organizations to set up collaborative scholarships for our summer camps and other youth programs.  The details of these scholarships vary from school to school but all recipients are chosen by our partner organizations so please inquire with your school or arts organization if they have a partnership with UrbanGlass.  Any Parent's groups, school officials or teachers interested in setting up such a relationship for your school please contact Ben Wright at

Please direct any questions about our scholarship programs or application process to

Education and Scholarships at UrbanGlass are supported by the Agnes Varis Trust, the Dana Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and many individual donors.

***please note that once enrolled all scholarships are non-refundable and non-transferable

Scholarship Application Form

Thank you for your interest in workshops at UrbanGlass! We are happy to offer 4 chances a year to apply for partial scholarships to classes. Please email with any questions or concerns. You will hear back about your application within 2 weeks of the scholarship deadline.

What type of scholarship are you applying for? Please reference the descriptions at the top of the page if you have any questions.
If you chose Partner Scholarship, please write the name of the Partner Institution/School/Organization
Please list your top three workshop choices by class title. Find classes at
Please write a short (250 word max) statement on why your chosen workshops are crucial to your development.
***For General Scholarship and Partner Scholarships *** Please upload 5 images of your artwork. Images should be a maximum of 1MB and labeled with your name. If you are submitting video, please upload a video still and email the full file or link to with your name.
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