Shannon Pratt-Harrington using the woodshop tools.Have you wanted to pick up a new hobby and flex your creative muscle? Maybe you have an interest in exploring new ways to express yourself? Are you ready for a fresh start and want to develop the skills required for new creative outlets?

We can help. We are offering scholarships to The Community Makerspace that include a full-year Makerspace membership (a $400 value), giving you access to many of the tools you’ll need and hands-on lessons covering how to use them through our workshops and classes.

The Makerspace area is 4,818 square feet broken into unique workshop areas. The following workspaces are available for use:

  • Wood shop
  • Metal shop
  • Fabric/Fiber arts shop
  • Plastics shop
  • 3-D Printing/Laser Engraving workspace

The Community Makerspace Scholarship offers a wide array of courses to help you explore new creative opportunities.

Scholarships will be awarded based on a variety of factors ranging from economic need to the applicant’s desire to learn new skills.

If you have questions before filling out your application, reach out to Pauline at The Community Makerspace.


These scholarships are made available through a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.