Fred Richardson’s Scholarship Award

Qualifications / Requirements:

1) Has a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or better
2) Is a graduating senior who has demonstrated exceptional character and outstanding leadership to the wrestler’s team and/or in the sport of wrestling
3) Has participated in wrestling and is a twotime letter winner for a participating BCIAA school
4) Is intending to continue education at a post-high school institute, requiring the student to pay tuition
5) Has submitted a completed application by the established due date, Monday February 26, 2024,  including a three to five paragraph essay highlighting how wrestling has impacted the wrestler’s life

Additional Information:

The selection committee will review each application, independent of additional feedback and recommendations.

The recipient of the scholarship must provide financial information to facilitate payment to the recipient’s school of choice. This financial form will be provided at the time of declaration of the winner and must be submitted to the BCWOA treasurer by August 16, 2024 to receive scholarship monies.

Participation in the BCWOA School-boy wrestling tournament is preferred, but not a requirement.

III. The wrestler’s coach (preferred) or other school personnel is to provide information on the wrestler’s character, citizenship, leadership, and contribution to the school and wrestling team. The recommender may comment below or attach a separate document.

All applications MUST be received by one of the Scholarship Committee Chairs no later than February 26, 2024.  

Applicants essay can be submitted by using our Scholarship Essay Page. For any additional information or questions please feel free to email us with the attention to: Paul Kochanasz Andrew Maoury. You may also email your essays to Paul Kochanasz at or Andrew Maoury at