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:

Coquitlam High School Scholarships
Coquitlam College Scholarships
Coquitlam University Scholarships

Scholarships

Loran Scholars

Deadline: Oct 12, 2022
$100,000
The selection of a Loran Scholar is unique in its attention to a young person’s character. We believe that integrity, courage, grit and personal autonomy are better indicators of overall potential than standard academic measures. To discover these traits, we administer the most comprehensive and thorough scholarship selection process in Canada. Tenable at 25 partner universities, the Loran Award is...

$20,000
The Women's Ministries Scholarship Program is established to give scholarships to women who are committed to serving the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who would otherwise be unable to afford a Christian education. Scholarship awards are based on academic achievement, financial need, and community outreach. Specific amounts of scholarship awards vary from year to year and are dependent on...

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
$500
To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship you must be either: A) A Current Senior in High School or B) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University 1. Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada 2. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2023 3. Submit a completed online application form prior to...

Got a Spine Scholarship

Deadline: May 02, 2023
$500
To be eligible for the Arctic Chiropractic "Got a Spine Scholarship" a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2023. 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2023. 3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. 4) Be a U.S. or Canadian...

Steel Intern Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 03, 2022
$7,500
These awards are preceded by a PAID summer internship at a North American steel producing or steel-related company. A) Up to 40 one-year awards. B) Premier Intern Scholarship – The top-scoring applicant of all received will be awarded the Premier Scholarship, a one-year scholarship of US$12,000 with a paid summer internship (summer preceding the scholarship). C) Applicant must commit to...

Young Heritage Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
$3,500
Canada Life is proud to sponsor Young Heritage Leaders, a program that fosters a sense of local pride, community involvement and volunteerism. Along with the Ontario Heritage Trust, they reward the young person whose leadership in preserving, protecting and promoting heritage is deemed to be the most exceptional with a $3,500 scholarship for post-secondary education. Note: Only individual nominees are...

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.