Benjamin had a passion for life, the arts and sports. He loved building with Legos, his family, his friends and helping others.  The scholarships being offered are for students in Wolcott, CT and Southington, CT; both school districts in which Ben attended. Benjamin died on January 23, 2014 from an asthma attack he had at home on January 18th; 5 days earlier. These scholarships will keep his memory alive and support the things he loved doing the most.

SHS Memorial Arts Scholarship 

Southington "For the Love of the Game" Scholarship


The scholarships awarded by the Ben Was Here Inc. are open to any applicant that fulfills and completes the entirety of the application. 

Application Process:

This scholarship application needs to be completed in full to be considered. Applications may be sent to Ben Was Here Inc. 109 Churchill St. Southington, CT 06489. Incomplete applications will not be considered.