Mission Statement

Established  in 1994 by NBA Legend and Tulsa native John Starks, The John Starks Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Tulsa, OK college bound high school seniors in the form of monetary grants. 

3 Point Scholarship

 High school seniors are eligible to apply for the 3 Point Scholarship beginning in January.  Scholarship recipients are selected based upon financial need, academic achievement and a commitment to community service. Students may attend any four (4) year accredited college or university in the USA.  If you or someone you know is interested in applying for one (1) of  the grants available for the upcoming academic year, please email info@johnstarks.org to request an application. If you or your company is interested in partnering with the Foundation to award a specific scholarship or grant, please contact us as well. 

3 Point Scholarship Students



Adrian S.:  Bronx, NY – Hamilton College

Alexa B.: Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma State University

Alexis D.:  Tulsa, OK – Tulsa University
Aline S.: Norwalk, CT - Wake Forest University
Alversia S.: Newark, NJ - Cornell University
Alyssa K.: NY, NY - Wayne State College
Amy M.: Norwalk, CT - Cornell University
Andrea B.:  Randolph, NJ - Townson University
Andrea D.: Riverdale, NJ - Montclair State University
Andrew C.:  Hempstead, NY – Five Towns College
Andrew R.: Pt. Pleasant, NJ – The College of New Jersey
Angie Y.: Brooklyn, NY - University of Buffalo
Anthony P.:  Newfoundland, NJ – Boston University
Ariana R.:  Westbury, NY – New York Institute of Technology
Ashlee W.: Newark, NJ - Rutgers University
Ashley B.: NY, NY - Missouri Western State University
Ashley H.:  Brooklyn, NY – Spelman College
Aubrey M.: East Haven, CT - Providence College

Ayah S.:  Brooklyn, NY - Syracuse University
Ayanna K.:  Metuchen, NJ – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BerThaddaeus B.: - Tulsa, OK – University of Oklahoma
Betsy T.: Stamford, CT - University of Hartford
Beyonce A.:  Brooklyn, NY – Virginia State University

Brandon P.:  Berlin, CT - Hofstra University
Brandon T.:  Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma State University
Brian D.: Englewood, NJ - Rutgers University
Brion O.: Torrington, CT - University of New Haven
Brittany D.:  Stamford, CT, University of Connecticut
Chanell N.: Hempstead, NY – Nassau Community College
Choumika S.: St. Albans, NY - Cornell University
Christina P.:  Hastings On Hudson, NY – College of Mount Saint Vincent
Christopher B.:  Jamaica, NY - St. John’s University
Da S.: Fresh Meadows, NY – St. John’s University
Daniel D.:  NY, NY – University of Rhode Island
Daniel V.: Smithtown, NY – Farmingdale State College
Daniella D.: Riverdale, NJ - Montclair State University
Danielle M.:  Bronx, NY – Pace University
David D.:  Flushing, NY – Morehouse College
Elizabeth V.: Tulsa, OK - College of The Museum of Fine Arts
Ericka R.: Mounds, OK - Oral Roberts University
Gabriel B.: Norwalk, CT – University of Connecticut
Gabriella E.: Staten Island – Syracuse University
George H.: Bronx, NY - Duke University
Gina G.: Toms River, NJ - Rider University
Grace G.: West Babylon, NY – Sacred Heart University
Grant T.: Middlesex, NJ - Davidson College
Gregory W.: Emerson, NJ – New York University
Griffin B.: Essex, CT - Wheaton College
Helen P.:  Bronx, NY – Hunter College
Isabel Z.:  Wilton, CT – American University
Jacelyn T.:  Plainsboro, NJ – Rutgers University
Jack L.: Elmont, NY - CW Post College
Jaelyn S.:  Norwalk, CT – Central Connecticut State University
Jaime T.: Lake Hopatcong, NJ - James Madison University
Jaren C.: Tulsa, OK - University of Oklahoma
Jawana S.: Tulsa, OK - University of Oklahoma
Jelani, R.:  NY, NY – St. Francis College
Jennifer B.: Bronx, NY - Dominican College
Jennifer C.: Tulsa, OK - University of Tulsa
Jennifer R.: White Plains, NY - City College of New York
Jeremy M.: West Haven, CT - Georgetown University
Jessica M.: Downsville, NY - Ithaca College
Jessica P.: Okeene, OK - St. Gregory's University
Jonathan C.:  Hempstead, NY – Nassau Community College
Jonathan D.:  Bronx, NY – City University of NY Brooklyn College
Josiah W.:  Ossining, NY – Houghton College
Kamey G.:  Bronx, NY – Syracuse University
Karen L.: Perth Amboy, NJ - City College of New Jersey
Kassandra N.: Tulsa, OK - Oral Roberts University
Katrina B.:  Stamford, CT – College of the Holy Cross

Kaylee M.:  Bainbridge, NY - SUNY Cortland
Kingsley O.: Yonkers, NY – CUNY City College of New York
Lauren G.: Tulsa, OK - University of Oklahoma
Lauren S.:  Tulsa, OK – Oral Roberts University
Lili C.: Babylon, NY - Boston College
Lisa I.: Queens Village, NY – Temple University
Mabel L.:  Brooklyn, NY – New York University
Maia W.:  New Rochelle, NY – Syracuse University
Maliha T.: Madison, CT - Barnard College
Max T.:  NY, NY – Rowan University
Maya C.:  Bainbridge, NY – Clarkson University
Megan P.: Niantic, CT - Sacred Heart University
Melissa G.:  Bridgewater, NJ – University of Delaware

Myles D.:  Tulsa, OK - Loyola Marymount University
Michael A.R.: Tulsa, OK - University of Oklahoma
Michael R.: Tulsa, OK - Tulsa Community College
Mohammed H.: Sunnyside, NY – Polytechnic Institute of NYU
Nathaniel H.: Staten Island, NY - Ithaca College
Nicholas P.: NY, NY - Emporia State University
Olive S.:  South Ozone Park, NY – University at Buffalo
Olubumni F.: Brooklyn, NY - UNC @ Chapel Hill
Otega E.: Brooklyn, NY - Temple University
Quinn M.:  Claremore, OK – University of Oklahoma
Rasheed A.:  West Babylon, NY - Hartwick College

Rebecca H.: Broken Arrow, OK - Northeastern State University
Rebecca S.: Gouverneur, NY - New York University
Rebecca W.: Millville, NJ - University of Pennsylvania
Robin A.: Ozone Park, NY - Penn State Altoona
Robin W.: Bronx, NY - Dartmouth College
Rosalie R.: Norwalk, CT - Western New England College
Ryan S.:  North Plainfield, NJ – American University
Samson F.:  Freeport, NY – Nassau Community College
Samuel A.: Brooklyn, NY - University of Buffalo
Shadae S.: Middletown, CT - University of Connecticut
Shawn M.: Brooklyn, NY - Polytechnic University
Shayla F.:  Stamford, CT – Howard Unievrsity
Shayna S.: Thornwood, NY – Fordham University
Spencer A.: Old Saybrook, CT – Syracuse University
Steven V.:  Elizabeth, NJ – Rutgers University
Susan K.: Brielle, NJ – University of Sciences
Suzanna M.: Egg Harbor Township, NJ – The Pennsylvania State University
Sydnee D.:  Tulsa, OK – Clarkson Atlanta University
Tara C.: Oologah, OK - Oklahoma State University
Tara I.: Briarwood, NY – Barnard College
Tatiana F.: White Plains, NY - Penn State University (Berks Campus) 
Taylor W.: McAlester, OK - Oklahoma University
Thabata R.: White Plains, NY - Baruch College
Thema W.:  Brooklyn, NY – Boston University
Theus M.: Bloomfield, CT – University of Connecticut
Tiffany S.: Bristol, CT - University of Connecticut
Toyosi D.:  Newark - NJ Rutgers University
Tucker K.:  Newtown, CT – Western Connecticut State University

Tya W.:  Brooklyn, NY - College of Staten Island

Tyler J.:  Tulsa, OK - Langston University
Tyrone F.:  Bridgeport, CT – Wingate University
Wendy L.:  Douglaston, NY - University of Michigan
William W.: Newark, NJ - The Chubb Institute
Yanuel A.:  Bronx, NY – Ithaca College
Yvonne H.: Norwich, CT - New York University
Zachary S.:  Tulsa, OK – Oral Roberts University
Zaria M.:  Bridgeport, CT – University of Connecticut
Zena T.: Glen Rock, NJ - Hampton University
Zoya D.:  Brooklyn, NY – Syracuse University

Scholarship awards since 2006.


Some students receive more than 1 award as our grants are renewable each year of college as long as a minimum 3.0 GPA is met and community service is continued.