Scholarship Criteria

Graduating high school senior who will attend Albion College full-time; minimum 3.0 GPA.

Type of Student

  • Graduating High School Seniors

Award Amount Range


Required to Demonstrate Financial Need



3 additional years through Albion College

Residence Eligibility

Kalamazoo County resident

High School Eligibility

  • Kalamazoo County High School

Scholarship Information

William Steers began his college education in 1939 at Albion College, but left during World War II to attend the United States Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1945.

He commanded a minesweeper during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star. William Steers served as the president of Kalamazoo Creamery Company for 20 years and was an active member of American Business Clubs.

This merit scholarship is presented annually to one high school senior who will attend Albion College.