Scott Weiss Scholarship

About the Scholarship

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The Scott Weiss Scholarship, named for THF Founder and Chairman Emeritus, provides T. Howard alumni with financial assistance for their academic and career pursuits. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit as defined by the Foundation. It is intended to provide assistance with tuition, required textbooks and/or expenses related to career development, including conferences sponsored by professional organizations and/or professional development workshops that help prepare recipients for a career in the media and entertainment industry.

Scholarship awards are $2,500 each.

Read the FAQs for more information on who is eligible to apply, the application process, when decisions are made, and much more.

Important dates:

September 11, 2017: Online application form opens
October 9, 2017: Application due date. Application closes at 5:00 pm EST.
November 27, 2017: Scholarship award applicants and recipients notified

APPLY ONLINE TODAY.

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Congratulations to the 2017 Scott Weiss Scholarship recipients! 

 

  • Tatiana Cadet (New York University, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, ’18), THF ’17, Viacom (BET)
  • Jin Kim (University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, Screen Arts & Cultures and Business Administration, ’18), THF ’16 and ’17, NBCUniversal
  • Cierra Lockett (Loyola Marymount University, Writing and Producing for Television, ’19), THF ’13, Viacom (Nickelodeon)
  • Kevina Newton (New York University, Media, Culture and Communication, ’17), THF ’17, Turner Broadcasting, Inc.
  • Maitlyn Phan (University of Southern California, Business Administration, ’17), THF ’17, Viacom (Nickelodeon)
  • Hongyu Zhou (University of Pennsylvania, Communication, ’18), THF ’17, Facebook

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