This page will be updated with information about current opportunities for scholarships and important deadlines, sorted by date due. 

If you have any questions about a scholarship, etc, please contact your counselor:

Amy Jensen last names A-K, grades 6-12

Debbie Fawcett last names L-Z, grades 6-12

Go here to fill out your financial aide: FAFSA Link

Go here to fill out and find Oregon scholarships and grants:

         OSAC (Office of Student Access and Completion)Oregon’s Scholarship database


Scholarships 2021-2022

Seniors: A copy of EACH scholarship is sent to your email AND is posted here!
See your counselor if you need assistance. 

Linn County

Small Woodlands Association
Robert Mealey Scholarship Application 2022

DUE May 31, 2022
Linn County Small Woodlands Association will award four $2,000 renewable college
scholarships to students who plan on majoring in Forestry or forestry-related Natural
Resource courses in an Oregon college. Dual enrollment programs (such as LBCC-OSU and
LCC-UO) are encouraged. The applicants must be graduates of a Linn County high school.

Applications and references need to be postmarked or e-mailed by May 31, 2022.
Each scholarship, valued at $2000.00, will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement,
honors and awards, school and community activities and college academic plans.

See attached application:

LCSWA Scholarship Application 2022

Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union 
DUE May 16, 2022

We have four scholarship awards available to our membership. Each is a $2500, one-time award:

Our scholarships are for all students planning to attend some form of college, university or trade school, both under graduate and/or graduate students. Application: PCFCU Scholarship Application

Please print, complete and return your application to: Pacific Cascade Scholarships, Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union, 1075 Oak Street, Eugene OR 97401, by May 16, 2022. Follow the instructions on the application. Be sure to send in all documents requested on the application. You may also pick up an application at your favorite PCFCU branch.  The scholarships are due May 16, 2022. All applicants will be informed of whether they were selected or not, in writing through postal mail, by June 1 2022.

Applicants must be PCFCU members (not simply a child of a current member).

All Scholarships are weighted by the following criteria in order of importance:

  • Community Service (giving of oneself)– demonstrate (in words) how you have contributed to bettering our community;
  • Academics– (prove you are serious about your education as demonstrated by your GPA); and
  • Financial need.

PCFCU scholarships were created in memory of past Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union board chairpersons that were very involved in bettering our community. That is why we give community service, the highest weight in our ranking process.

CLOSED!Mill City Lions Club Scholarship
DUE May 5, 2022 (to SJSHS Main Office)
See attached application:

This scholarship award is open to all students graduating or earning a certificate of attainment or a certificate of attendance who live
in the Santiam School District service area. The award can be used for a wide range of post-secondary opportunities including job
training programs, certificate programs offered by businesses, certificated community college programs, community college and
university degree pathways.
The amount of the award will be based on funds available, number of eligible applicants, and the quality of the applications.
If you need assistance completing the application or have specific questions, please reach out to Shelley Dougherty at Be sure to include your phone and email address

CLOSED! John Ruby Memorial (Football players only)
DUE May 2, 2022
Scholarship Criteria:
 Graduating senior on the Santiam High School football team.
 During their senior football season demonstrated the characteristics listed above that John
 Have at least a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
 Be coachable and demonstrate good sportsmanship.
 Submit completed scholarship application by due date.
 Submit a current copy of school transcript.
 Additional weight will be given to applicants who have participated in the Santiam football
program for multiple years.
Application: John Ruby 2022 (1)

CLOSED! Stayton Rotary Scholarship
DUE May 1, 2022

Our Stayton Area Rotary Club will be awarding scholarships based on applications received from seniors attending Stayton, Scio, Regis and Santiam high schools. Selections will be based on academic and extra-curricular successes and achievements as well as the potential impact the scholarship will have in the achievement of your continuing education.  Scholarships will be paid directly to the institution of choice. To learn more about the scholarships please visit the website @

Please limit your responses to two sheets of paper.  Applications must be received by 5:00pm on May 1. EMAIL TO: – or USPS TO:  Stayton Area Rotary, PO Box 267, Stayton, Oregon, 97383.

CLOSED! Oregon ACTE Scholarship 
DUE May 1, 2022
From Oregon ACTE:
We are pleased to be able to offer two, $1,000 scholarships for students heading into (or already enrolled in) a trade or CTE related program. This includes apprenticeship programs, community college CTE programs, certification programs, trade schools (culinary school, cosmetology, etc.). Students can use the funds for items or services needed to be successful in their program, such as child care, safety equipment, tools, tuition, computer and transportation, in addition to tuition expenses.
 Applications need to be completed and submitted by May 1.

CLOSED! Oregon Pointe Pest Control Scholarship

DUE: April 29, 2022

For this scholarship, do something good for someone else and include a note telling them to pass it on. Bonus points are awarded for including pictures. We want to hear what good deed you did to help your community.

After you have finished your good deed, pass along this scholarship to as many friends as you can. For every submission we get that says you referred/told them about this scholarship, you get bonus points. (Feel free to post the scholarship on your Facebook page to spread the word.)

Once your good deed is finished and you have told all of your friends about this scholarship, play the Pointe Pest Control game and take a screenshot of your highest score. Bonus points are added to your application for playing the game.

  • The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by April 29, 2022. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applications for the scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or college freshman from the state of Oregon.
  • This scholarship is a one-time scholarship worth $750. It will be awarded May 30, 2022.
  • All applicants must be submitted electronically using this form.

CLOSED! Clyde E Golden Mill City Fire Department Scholarship
DUE April 22, 2022 to Mill City Fire Department
See Application Below:

Closed! Oregon Jaycee Foundation Scholarship
DUE April 22, 2022
See attached information!
GPA Requirement:
Applicants must have at least a 3.75 unweighted GPA to qualify.
Applications must be sent via the U.S. Postal Service and will be accepted anytime between March 1, 2022
and April 22, 2022. Please send via First Class U.S.P.S. Mail. Applicants need not to mail via
Priority/Express Mail. Please make sure that proper postage is affixed. Any postage due received
envelopes will be returned to the applicant. Final submission deadline is April 22, 2022. Applications must
be postmarked no later than that date.
Do not email your application. Only paper copies sent through the U.S. Mail will be accepted for judging.
Complete only the information requested on the application form. Please do not submit application in
any type of presentation folder as it will be discarded prior to judging. Additional materials and personal
items enclosed with an application will not be considered in judging, and they also risk being discarded.
Letters of recommendation are not required. Please do not staple any part of your application.
MAIL APPLICATION TO: Oregon Jaycee Foundation Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 624
Corvallis, Oregon 97339-0624

Available NOW in YOUR school email.
Online only! Google Application
DUE: April 21, 2022
See your counselor if you have questions. 

CLOSED! Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Scholarship
DUE April 15, 2022
See attached for more information:

CLOSED! Key Bank Cline Memorial Scholarship 
DUE April 12, 2022
GPA 2.0 to 3.0 ONLY!

The deadline to apply for the Charles O. and Hazel E. Cline Scholarship is coming up soon! The application deadline is Tuesday, April 12th.  Students have until Tuesday, April 19th to send in any supporting documents.

The Charles O. and Hazel E. Cline Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to help students secure an education beyond high school in any school situated in the state of Oregon, with preference to schools in Linn and Crook Counties, to enable the recipients to better prepare themselves to follow a vocation, occupation or profession of their choice, and to become self-supporting. College Now Greater Cleveland is handling the administrative duties of the scholarship for the 2022/2023 year. Key Private Bank is in trust of the fund.

Please help us by encouraging your students to apply! This scholarship is a great opportunity for students who have between a 2.0 and 3.0 GPA.


CLOSED! Stayton Cooperative Telephone Company Scholarship
Due: April 11, 2022

This application consists of two parts. Both parts must be completed and submitted to be included in a drawing for scholarships. Part A will determine your eligibility; Part B is a questionnaire about SCTC (Stayton Cooperative Telephone Company). All answers to Part B are available on our website at You can navigate to PTC and SCS from this website.

Eligibility and rules:

    • Applicant must complete and return application form by stated deadline.

**Parent/Guardian MUST have phone or internet/broadband with SCTC/PTC/SCS and be a member in good standing. Their place of employment does not qualify unless they are the owner of the business and that business has phone or internet/broadband with SCTC/PTC/SCS.

  • Must be a graduating high school senior. Home-schooled students are also eligible.
  • Recipient must be accepted by an accredited collage, university or trade school.
  • One entry per person. Scholarship is not transferable nor is any substitution or cash equivalent permitted.
  • Winners selected by random drawing.
  • All decisions of the scholarship committee are final. 

Questions may be directed to Marilyn Kendall to or 503-769-8453

CLOSED! Kevin McFadden Trades Scholarship
DUE April 5, 2022
A copy was sent to your email, passed out in class, AND is posted here.
See below:

DUE April 1, 2022

To be eligible you must live within our service area. This includes Stayton, Lyons, Mill City, Scio, Jefferson, 

Aumsville, Gates, Idanha, Marion, Turner, West Stayton, and Sublimity. Please note that Silverton, Salem, Lebanon, and Albany are excluded because these hospitals have their own scholarship programs for their service areas. If you believe you live in our service area but your town is not listed please feel free to contact us. You do not have to be a Santiam Hospital Junior volunteer to qualify.

You must be pursuing a career in a healthcare industry (MD/DO, pre-med, nursing (all inclusive), radiology, Speech, Occupational and Physical Therapy, EMT, pharmacy). If your field of study is not listed, please contact us for clarification prior to applying.  Dental, veterinarian, administration, and nutritional fields of study are excluded

We will begin accepting applications by email on February 15, 2022. Email address is  Application packets must be complete and received no later than five o’clock on the first Friday in April (April 1, 2022).  It must arrive before the deadline to qualify.

CLOSED! MAPS Credit Union Scholarships 
DUE March 31, 2022
See link below and note that several are for Marion or Polk County high school seniors only.

CLOSED! CHEMEKETA SCHOLARS Important Information and dates!! See link!

Chemeketa Scholars Important Dates

  • Fall 2022 admission application
  • Submit all application materials by March 11, 2022, 5 pm
    Materials received after this date and time will not be considered. Only complete application packets will be considered.

Oregon Eagles Scholarship DUE March 1, 2022

The Oregon State Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) has established the Eagles Scholarship Foundation to provide $1,000.00 scholarships each year.

All seniors of accredited high schools in Oregon are eligible to apply.

Scholarships awarded shall be used in an accredited college, university or school of higher learning.

Scholarship funds shall be paid directly to the college, university or school the student is attending.

Previous recipients of F.O.E. scholarships are not eligible for future F.O.E. scholarships.

The application deadline is March 1st of each year.

Scholarships will be awarded in time for the awards ceremony at respective high school graduations.

Applications will be chosen on an equal basis each in each of the following categories:

Academic record

Financial need and

Extracurricular activities.

All applicants considered must meet the following requirements:

  1. A high school GPA of at least 3.0.
  2. Demonstrated financial need.
  3. Completed application form.
  4. Provide four letters of recommendation: one from a school principal or counselor, and three from adults who are not related to the applicant.
  5. Supply a brief resume of community and civic involvement and activities.
  6. Furnish a transcript of high school academics and attendance record.

Having a family member that is a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles is neither an advantage nor a disadvantage.

Please see attached information:

Doris and William Scharpf Scholarship DUE March 1, 2022 (OSAC application)
There is a brand new scholarship available this year for graduates in Linn County: the Doris and William Scharpf Scholarship. Please see the flyer attached and help spread the word about this opportunity! The deadline is March 1; students can apply through the OSAC application: There is no minimum GPA required for this scholarship.
See Flyer below!

CLOSED! Associated Oregon Loggers DUE April 1, 2022

The AOL Scholarship Competition is a $6,000 scholarship, $1,500 awarded annually (if student qualifies and is approved by the Scholarship committee) to Oregon high school seniors or current college students who intend to pursue a four-year college or university education and a career in a forest resource reproduction field of study.   Field of study examples: Forest Management, Forest Engineering and Forest Products


Each candidate must submit:

  • The AOL Scholarship Application Form
  • An original essay on “What challenges do you see in the field of logging and what are your views on meeting the challenges” not to exceed three pages, handwritten or typed. 
  • High school transcripts
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Letter of Acceptance to 4 Year College – The College must be accredited by the Society of American Foresters 
  • Field of Study or Major

Candidate will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Candidate’s studies and experiences as they relate to chosen field of interest.
  • Scholastic performance in all classes as it relates to success in higher education (GPA).
  • SAT or ACT scores.
  • Thought process, grammatical usage and capability to express self in the essay.
  • Legibility, neatness and accuracy of information submitted.

The potential contribution of the student in a forest resource production related field is the important issue. Financial need of the student is NOT a criterion for selection. The selection of the winner will be made by the AOL Scholarship Committee, which are members of the association.

Applications must be received on or before:  APRIL 1, 2022

Mail to:Associated Oregon Loggers, Inc.; PO Box 12339; Salem, OR  97309-0339

Selection is usually made by reviewing the items submitted. However, we could ask a finalist to be interviewed by the Selection Committee.

Notification of Winner:  MAY 31, 2022

Scholarship Committee: Duane Grant, Chair, Rick Kriege, Jeff Plikat, Juan Yraguen, Bruce Zuber

AOL Scholarship Coordinators

Sara Nelson / Shanna Kinzer

(503) 364-1330

Scholarships for Linn County graduates:

(CLOSED) Tom Hirons Memorial Scholarship DUE November 30, 2021
If you have problems with the link, you can send an email to Mrs. Fawcett to request the application.
We will have 1 winner for an $8000.00 Scholarship. (2000.00 each year for four years, must be continuous without interruption or gap years) See Application for more information.
2 Winners 4000.00 (2000.00 each year max- two years, must be continuous without interruption or gap year)
Please note, if you are applying you must enroll in college/trade school/military by September of 2022. Funds will not be held over for a GAP year and school must be taken consecutive years.
Scholarship Due 11/30/2021.

Youth Benefit Golf Tournament Scholarship DUE March 1, 2022!
Go to the “menu” bar and click “Grants and Scholarships 2022” or see link below!

YBGT Grants & Scholarships

The net proceeds from the Youth Benefit Golf Tournament are distributed as scholarships and funding assistance grants for youth programs in the Santiam Canyon.  The following criteria will govern the scholarships and funding assistance grants.  Deadline to submit applications is March 1, 2022.
Scholarships:  Graduating seniors from Regis; Santiam & Stayton High Schools are eligible to apply for a scholarship.  Graduating seniors from the online school ORCA that reside in the Santiam Canyon (Stayton-Sublimity to Detroit-Idahana) are also eligible to apply for one of our scholarships.
Funding Assistance Grants:  Programs that benefit the youth of the Santiam Canyon are eligible to apply for one of our funding assistance grants.
NOTE:  Please download the desired application by clicking one of the links below.  The PDF applications can be filled-in online (in supported browser only), and then saved to your device for printing.  All completed applications must to mailed or delivered to the address as specified on the application forms.  If necessary, please click the link provided to download the most recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.  (Download Adobe Reader DC).