Coquitlam

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:

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Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
$250,000
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 01, 2024
$5,000
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...

MADD Canada Youth Bursary Fund

Deadline: May 31, 2024
$10,000
MADD Canada has restructured our bursary program to have more meaningful impact on students’ lives.  Beginning in 2016, one(1) bursary of $10,000 will be awarded to the applicant with the highest score in honour of Louise Joanne Twerdy.  Additional bursaries in the amount of $5,000 will also be available. Winning applicants may not reapply in subsequent years.Criteria: MADD Canada’s Bursary...

Elmer B. Cleves Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2024
$20,000
The ILMA Foundation seeks to promote the value of the lubricant industry to the broader society and economy through initiatives such as the ILMA Scholarship Fund.  The Lubricants & Specialties industry supplies products to a host of industries including Automotive (ICE and EV), Mining, Forestry, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Agriculture, Plastics & Polymers, and the list goes on. The lubricants...

Hereford Youth Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 01, 2024
$2,500
Support excellence in ongoing studies in any undergraduate program leading to a career related to the livestock industry.Eligibility: applicants must becurrent or past member of CJHA or have a connection to the Hereford cattle breed demonstrated through a letter of recommendation from an active member of the Canadian Hereford Association, not related to the applicant,be registered for ongoing studies in...

$5,000
The application process must start with a Zonta club. All application materials must be received at a Zonta club by the deadline printed on the application. If you downloaded the application from the Zonta International website, you must contact a Zonta club first for deadline information. If the Zonta club contact information is not printed on the application, please locate...

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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.