The Bruce W. “Scotty” Bierce Athletic Scholarship Fund is an athletic scholarship at the University of Akron. It was established in Scott's will and provides scholarships for deserving athletes at the University. Awards are made by the director of athletics in cooperation with the University Scholarship Committee. Bierce excelled in football while at the University. He was inducted into the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame in 1957 and the University of Akron Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.