John Starks Foundation 3 Point Scholarship Program

The John Starks Foundation is pleased to announce its annual “3 Point Scholarship Program”. The scholarship is designed to assist New York/Tri-State & Tulsa area high school students in their pursuit of a college degree. The scholarship is intended for those who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and a commitment to community service. $2,000 grants will be offered to the winning candidates.

The John Starks Foundation was founded in 1994 by former NBA star and Tulsa native John Starks. It is a 501©3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to high school seniors in the form of academic scholarships.


  • Graduating high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time at a two-year or four-year accredited institution during the upcoming academic year.
  • Students who remain in good standing academically during their freshman year will be given consideration to reapply for additional financial assistance through the program
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale (or the equivalent)

How to Apply:

Supporting Documents:

  • Financial Need – attach copies of head of household’s most recent tax returns.
  • Commitment to community service – attach a detailed list your activities.
  • An official high school transcript (originals only) – in a sealed envelope.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation – school official, current or former employer, and community leader will be accepted.

Submitting Details:

You can submit all requested documents in an 8 1/2 x 11 envelope to:

John Starks Foundation, Inc.

1127 High Ridge Road, Suite 331

Stamford, CT 06905

Award Amount:

$2,000 grants will be available for the winning candidates.

Application Deadline:

The completed application packet must be submitted on or before May 1, 2016.

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Contact Information:

For more information, you can email at:


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