Johnson Scholarship Foundation

With a mission of hope, encouragement and dedication, The Foundation believes that through education, all things are possible.

Economically Disadvantaged Programs

Our purpose is to help economically disadvantaged students pursue and achieve success in education so that they can obtain meaningful employment. Our programs to serve that purpose are focused on scholarships.

Indigenous Peoples Programs

Since 1992 our Entrepreneurship Scholarship program has provided scholarships to Indigenous students who study business or entrepreneurship.

Disability Programs

The Foundation makes grants to organizations that educate, mentor or otherwise support students with disabilities. In this area of funding the Foundation has chosen to focus on scholarships and employment.

Our Philosophy

Dedicated to creating paths to brighter futures, The Johnson Scholarship Foundation has invested in possibilities for nearly 30 years. Through thoughtful planning and strategic partnerships, The Foundation has built a network of innovative funding programs and progressive relationships in the United States and Canada with some of the most respected and important community programs, schools, colleges and universities.

Foundation News & Views

Recent news and views from the Johnson Scholarship Foundation.

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