Welcome to The Official Website of Johnny Bench
The Johnny Bench Scholarship Fund has expanded it's program. Now, the JBF will continue to support student athletes seeking higher education while also offering grants to additional youth focused charities.
The purpose of the Johnny Bench Fund is to provide scholarships to college and university undergraduates who have displayed both academic and athletic credentials during their high school careers, and who are in need of financial help to begin or continue their education at the college or university level.
For students residing within the I-275 boundary and attending the University of Cincinnati, Miami University, Mt. St. Joseph University, Northern Kentucky University, Thomas More College and Cincinnati State. Also for students residing in Binger, OK attending college in Oklahoma. Applicants must have participated in athletics.
The applicant must be a senior in High School or an undergraduate attending an accredited, non-proprietary college or university and a resident of the Greater Cincinnati area
"Greater Cincinnati Foundation"
"Johnny Bench Fund"
Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation
324 East 4th St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Or click the link below, and note Johnny Bench Fund where available:
“Thank you for the Johnny Bench Scholarship Fund. You have made it possible for me to attend college and pursue a degree.”
“Being recognized for my success motivates me to keep moving forward and reaching a higher goal.”
“By awarding me the Johnny Bench Scholarship…I am closer to paying for college and heading on a successful path to a career that I will love.”
“Thank you for providing me the luxury to got to college. For an African American woman, I have been extremely lucky that someone has noticed my hard work.”
“Being a student-athlete has led me to understand the importance of my education and the scholarship I received. It has motivated me to work harder and maintain my grades as I strive to graduate.”
“I cannot thank you all enough for this opportunity; it means so much to me that I can plan a future and has saved my family and I a great deal of stress”
Joseph S. 2016 Student
We generate funds to return to the community via charitable contributions. These contributions have been earmarked for abused and at risk children.
Eighteen tournaments have raised over 12 million dollars for local children’s charities. Funds are raised through golf and tennis events with tournament sponsorships, raffles, live and silent auction
The Johnny Bench Foundation contributed $10,000 in 2021.