Scott Weiss Scholarship

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.

The 2018 application is now closed. It will reopen in mid-September 2019.

Pay It Forward Scholarship

The Pay It Forward scholarship provides support to THF alumni and is funded by THF alumni, family, and friends. It provides THF alumni with financial assistance for their academic and career pursuits in the media and entertainment industry. The scholarship is a merit-based award for first-generation college students.

The scholarship award is $2,500.

The 2019 online application form will open on March 20, 2019.

Scholarship FAQs

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

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