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Steiner Family Scholarship
Application status: Closed

The Steiner Family Scholarship Fund has established a scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.

Directives en Français (PDF)
Instrucciones en Español (PDF)

Applicants to the Steiner Family Scholarship must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be age 26 and under as of the application deadline date
  • Be high school seniors/students in their final year of upper-secondary school or graduates who plan to enroll, or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two or four-year college, university, vocational-technical school or CEGEP (or equivalent) for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Reside in the U.S. or Canada
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)


Awards of $2,500 or $5,000 each will be granted as follows:

  • $2,500 awards for two-year colleges, vocational-technical schools, or CEGEPs
  • $5,000 awards for four-year colleges and universities

Provided there are qualified applicants, recipients from the United States and Canada will be selected in proportion to the number of applicants received per country. The awards will be issued in U.S. currency.

Awards are renewable for up to three consecutive years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance, and continuation of the program by the Steiner Family Scholarship Fund.(Total maximum lifetime award per recipient is $20,000.)

Awards are for undergraduate study only.


All applicants will be notified in late April.

Selection of Recipients

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.

Preference will be given to children of employees of former AmeriPride, Canadian Linen and Québec Linge companies who had two or more years of employment as of January 19, 2018, the official date of sale of these businesses.

Academic evaluation of applicants will include a review of the grade/mark average based on the grading system used in the applicant’s country and a review of the results of academic examinations.

Financial need will not be considered.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Steiner Family Scholarship Fund. Payments are made in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 8, 2021 3:00 pm CT.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

The Steiner Family Scholarship Fund has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!