Youth Maker Scholarships

2019 Youth Maker Scholarship Documents and Information:

  • Meeting Agendas
  • Meeting Dates, Time and Location:
    • September 22: 1 to 3 pm, Construction Junction (214 N. Lexington St., Pittsburgh, PA 15208)
    • October 19: 10 am to 12 pm, Alpha Lab Gear (6024 Broad St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206)
    • November 16: 10 am to 12 pm, Alpha Lab Gear (6024 Broad St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206)
  • Bookmark our Vendor Information page, This page is set-up for our vendors and will answer most questions you will have about participating in Handmade Arcade 2019. This page will be updated regularly as the event nears.




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Ten tables will be awarded to Youth Makers ages 16 to 18 from the Pittsburgh area. Each youth maker will receive support from Handmade Arcade through workshops, experienced vendor mentors and more.

Youth Maker Scholarship winners will be required to attend several workshops prior to the event. The purpose of these meetings will be to provide background about Handmade Arcade, answer questions about the event, and provide support for event planning, merchandising, marketing, set-up, and logistics.

Youth Makers Scholarship recipients will be featured in Handmade Arcade communications and marketing materials leading up to the event, including blog posts, email newsletters, press releases, radio and print coverage, and social media pieces on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Youth Maker Scholarship recipients will be able to load-in and set-up their vendor spaces on the afternoon of Friday, December 7 or the morning of Saturday, December 8.

There will be a Friday night vendor preview party on Friday, December 7. Youth Makers may be eligible to participate in this event. Details will be discussed with accepted applicants during the workshops.

Terms and Conditions for Youth Maker Applicants

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