For graduates of Santiam High School, Central Linn High School, Gervais High School, Jefferson High School (Jefferson, OR), Kennedy High School, St. Paul High School and Chemawa Indian School, or GED recipients in Linn or Marion County. Preference to graduates of Santiam High School and graduating high school seniors. February 15 is the Early Bird Deadline. Error-free applications will be entered into a drawing for one of several $1,000 Early Bird scholarships. If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, that deadline will automatically be extended to 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the following business day.