Scholz was born to an Anglo-Irish mother and a Sudeten-German father in Wiesbaden (DE). Scholz divided his formative years between Germany and Ireland and went on to study Photography at the Technological University Dublin, developing a keen interest in visual narratives. He then relocated to London in pursuit of further post-graduate studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London, deepening his understanding of contemporary art practices. In 2017, Scholz completed his teacher training at the Institute of Education, University College London. He currently teaches Art and Photography in the Middle East.