There are many scholarships for Coquitlam students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Coquitlam, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Coquitlam students in the following categories:

Coquitlam High School Scholarships
Coquitlam College Scholarships
Coquitlam University Scholarships


Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2023
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual global competition for students to inspire creative thinking about science. Students ages 13 to 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos (2:00 minutes in length maximum) that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on...

BBPA National Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 03, 2023
For the past 38 years, the Black Business and Professional Association has been advancing Black business communities, youths and professionals, to create equity and opportunity for all, so no one gets left behind. Through various programs, the BBPA continues to fulfill that promise.One of such programs, the BBPA National Scholarship Program (NSP) was established in 1986 and is dedicated to...

Golf Canada Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
Golf Canada Foundation encourages the athletic and academic careers of promising Canadian golfers and students of the industry by offering financial assistance through scholarships and awards.The Golf Canada Foundation scholarship program is funded through generous donations from corporations, golf clubs, associations and individual friends of golf. Golf Canada, the Canadian Seniors’ Golf Association and the Scholarships and Grants Selection Committee...

The applicant must be a full time Canadian student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the field of Geomatics with a hydrographic and/or a marine cartographic component, or enrolled in an International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographers and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) recognized Category A or B program.The bursary will be available to college and undergraduate students in...

OYF Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program is proud to introduce the OYF Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded annually to two individuals pursuing post secondary education in agriculture. This scholarship is possible through the foresight of alumnus Martin Streef (Ontario 1996). Martin's dedication to agriculture and the OYF program will help future generations pursue their passion for agriculture.Award:Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded...

Scouts Canada Scholarship Program

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
The Scouts Canada Scholarship Program provides financial support to members of Scouts Canada entering or continuing in full-time studies at Canadian universities or colleges.All recipients are motivated youth whom, with the help of their Scouting experiences, have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and a desire to create a better world. As they progress through life, these skills will be carried with...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Centennial School
Continuing Ed SD 43
Coquitlam Alternate Basic Education
Coquitlam College
Coquitlam Home Education Learning Prgm
Dr. Charles Best Secondary School
Gleneagle Secondary School
Mediated Learning Academy
Pinetree Secondary School
Traditional Learning Academy

The city of Coquitlam is considered the fifth biggest city in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Originally the name Coquitlam was derived from the words, Kickininee or Kokanee, which is a fish coloured red and is similar to sockeye salmon. The place began as a "place-in-between" during the construction of North Road in the middle of 1800's, and its intention was to give Royal Engineers within New Westminster access to the port's all-year facilities within Port Moody. In the 19th Century, Coquitlam grew when Frank Ross and James McLaren opened Fraser Mills, that was a lumber mill situated on Fraser River's northern banks. The next years saw the arrival of some contingents of French Canadian mill workers, and after WWII, Lower mainland and Coquitlam experienced a population explosion that still continues even now.

Mundy Park is located within the heart of the city and is among the many municipal parks and natural areas in Coquitlam. On the northern and eastern edge of the highlands are the Provincial Park, Minnekhada Park, Pinecone Burke and Pitt Addington Marsh. Towne Centre Park is situated in the middle part of the city, and it offers people lots of recreational activities. Beach-enthusiasts can enjoy the neighboring beaches of Anmore (Sasamat lake, Buntzen Lake), Port Moody and Belcarra.

Within Coquitlam, there are several sports and recreation fields comprising almost forty grass/soil sports/sand fields, cricket pitch, a croquet/bocce courts, a bowling green, some weather surfaces, and thirty-five ball diamonds. There is also the Coquitlam Sports Centre and the Percy Perry Stadium. Planet Ice has four ice rinks and variou additional ones located all over Tri-Cities. Additionally, there are also four community centres situated in the city: Summit, Poirier, Pinetree, and Centennial. Senior community centres are likewise existing (Glen Pine Pavilion and Dogwood Pavilion).

Many of the Coquitlam residents will commute to the areas of Burnaby, Vancouver, and several Metro Vancouver areas for their daily job. The main industrial area of the city sits within the Fraser Mills/Maillardville area. The largest employers within the area comprise the City of Coquitlam, Boulevard Casino, Art in Motion, Sony, Marine Propulsion (a division of Rolls-Royce), and Coca-Cola. The retail business likewise thrives within the area, and it is one of the industries that contribute to the city's employments. The majority of retail businesses are within the Town Centre area, and around the North Road and Austin Heights sectors (IKEA, The Home Depot).

The Abbotsford International Airport (Trans Canada Highway) and Vancouver International Airport (south of Vancouver within the City of Richmond) are the two closest airports within the city. Train services are provided by the West Coast Express. Translink offers the bus services in the city, as well as bus routes to Port Coquitlam Maple Ridge, Port Moody, Burnaby, and Vancouver.