Scott Weiss Scholarship

The Scott Weiss Scholarship, named for T. Howard Foundation Founder and Chairman Emeritus, provides THF 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. Learn more about the Scott Weiss Scholarship here!

The Scott Weiss Scholarship application is open from November 4 through December 5, 2022 at 11:59 pm.

Pay It Forward Scholarship

The Pay It Forward scholarship, which will reopen in 2023, is a merit-based award for first-generation college students. The scholarship provides financial assistance to THF alumni for their academic and career pursuits in the media & entertainment, advertising, and tech industries.

More information will be provided here as the application date approaches in 2023. Learn more about the Pay It Forward Scholarship here!

This $2,500 scholarship is funded solely by THF alumni, family, and friends…view the list of inaugural Pay It Forward scholarship supporters here.

For questions, please reach out to Careers & Alumni Services Team.


Scholarship FAQs

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


Congratulations to our
2021 Scott Weiss Scholarship and 2021 Pay It Forward Scholarship recipients!