Scott was awarded the Abigail Cohen Rome Prize in Visual Arts for 2023-24. In 2021, the artist received the John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Frieze Impact Prize and a Purchase Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He also completed a residency at KADIST that year and was named a Senior Fellow at the Lunder Institute for American Art at Colby College in Maine. He was the 2019 Open Society Foundations Soros Equality Fellow and has received fellowships from United States Artists and Creative Capital Foundation. In December 2021, ARTnews named his NFT White Male for Sale one of the defining artworks of the year. His studio is in Brooklyn, New York.