About The Foundation

Mission Statement

Founded in 1994 by NBA Legend and Tulsa native John Starks, The John Starks Foundation is a 501©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 academic scholarships. 

3 Point Scholarship

High school seniors are eliglble to apply for the 3 Point Scholarship beginning in January.   Scholarship recipients are selected based upon financial need, exemplary 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 and formally 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.

Foundation Funding

The Foundation relies on individual and corporate donations, as well as annual special events, to fund the scholarship program.

Board of Directors

Jennifer Alpert

Executive Director

Richard Berman


Robert Boyd


Steven Boyd


Dan Gladstone


Brian Herbst


Ray Lucas


Judi Manning


Charles Oakley


Anthony Princi


John Starks

Founder & President

Herb Williams


Contact Info
John Starks Foundation
1127 High Ridge Road
Suite 331
Stamford, CT 06905
ph. 203.322.7788

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