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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For more than 40 years, the SME Education Foundation has been a leader in supporting the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent. Our scholarship program awards millions of dollars to hundreds of graduating high school seniors and current college students pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, engineering or related discipline.With more than 60 distinct scholarship programs, the...

Apprenticeship Service Program

Deadline: Mar 01, 2024
With a shortage of skilled workers across the trade industry, the Apprenticeship Service Program makes it easier for small to medium-sized enterprises to hire first-year apprentices in specific Red Seal trades across Canada through financial incentives funded by the Government of Canada’s Apprenticeship Service, and in partnership with EHRC (Electricity Human Resources Canada).The Apprenticeship Service Program is designed to incentivize...

Rubincam Youth Award

Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
“To encourage and recognize our youth as the next generation of family historians.”Deadline for submissions is 15 December, annually.HistoryThe Rubincam Youth Writing Competition was established in 1986 to honor Milton Rubincam, CG, FASG, FNGS, for his many years of service to the National Genealogical Society and to the field of genealogy. These awards encourage and recognize our youth as the...

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Through the Burger King Scholars Program, we have awarded nearly $55 million to over 45,000 students across North America since 2000. Our goal is to grant one scholarship for every BK restaurant in North America –that translates to more than $7 million each year!Created in memory of Burger King Co-Founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program provides...

Rise Challenge

Deadline: Jan 17, 2024
Each application year, Rise invites 15-17 year olds from around the world to participate in the Rise Challenge. Unlike many traditional applications, Rise uses videos, projects, and group interviews so applicants have multiple opportunities to showcase their potential. For applicants without access to technology, we offer an alternative paper application pathway.Applicants introduce themselves through video or text responses, create an...

Aspiring information security professionals have the opportunity to ease some of their educational financial burden with the ISC2 Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship, offering undergraduate students studying information security up to US$5,000 per recipient.AWARDSUp to 20 scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $5,000If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that...

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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.