For current members of the Emerald Empire Federal Credit Union (EEFCU) and their immediate family (mother, father, siblings, children, adoptive children, foster children, aunts, uncles, spouse, grandchildren), and those eligible for EEFCU membership. FAFSA: Required - financial need may or may not be considered. If you are not an Oregon resident you must upload Page 1 (only) of your SAR (Student Aid Report from your FAFSA) to be considered for this scholarship. 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.