The Bill Dudley Scholarship Foundation, formed in the fall of 1991, began fund-raising and awarded the first scholarship in 1993. Since 1993, 19 Richmond-area, high school senior football players have been awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 in the early days to $4,000 today. In total, over $30,000 in scholarships have been awarded through the foundation.
The scholarship winners must distinguish themselves based on academic performance, extra-curricular & community activities, financial need and athletic achievement. The committee reviews the nominations provided by the area athletic directors and selects the most outstanding candidate after a comprehensive review.The nomination process has steadily improved over the years and the high caliber of nominees has made the selection process a difficult but exciting affair.