Sergeant Craig Johnson Scholarship Fund


Sergeant Craig Johnson served with the Tulsa Police Department for 15 years and was a dedicated servant to the city. A graduate of Union High School, Sgt. Johnson spent most of his career assigned to east Tulsa at the Mingo Valley Division. He was able to achieve many things through his service as a Tulsa Police Officer, including becoming a training officer, a sergeant, and being instrumental in changing the law on copper theft. Prior to his passing, he was awarded with the Tulsa Police Department Purple Heart. The purpose of the Sergeant Craig Johnson Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships for current graduates of public or charter high schools in East Tulsa who plan to enroll in an undergraduate program of study at an accredited U.S. college, university, technical program or trade school in the state of Oklahoma.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

Available for students attending a high school and living within the Mingo Valley boundary shown below. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA or higher to qualify and be planning to enroll in a college, university, technical program or trade school in the state of Oklahoma. Special preference will be given to students majoring in a degree that illustrates a commitment to public service and/or with the greatest financial need.



Application Instructions:

Please click “Apply Now” (at) to begin the application process. You will immediately need to select “Register” to create a profile to complete the application. Once logged in with your profile, please click “View All Available Scholarships” and then select “2024 Sergeant Craig Johnson Scholarship Fund” to begin your application process.

Additional Application Notes:

Applicants should use an email address they will have access to post- graduation. A personal account as opposed to a school assigned account works best as high school accounts are often decommissioned Student will need access to their profile in the future to accept any awards.

We encourage applicants to visit the “View All Available Scholarships” section over the next few months to learn about other scholarship opportunities offered through Tulsa Community Foundation for which they might be eligible. If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Stasinopoulos, Scholarships Program Coordinator at Tulsa Community Foundation, at

Applications open February 12th. The application deadline is March 31, 2024.

The Sergeant Craig Johnson Scholarship Fund was established to celebrate Craig’s life, work, and love for the city of Tulsa.  To support this legacy and donate to the Fund, please click below.