Duncan

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

Duncan High School Scholarships
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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...

Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$500
Eligibility: To be eligible for the "Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship" a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2023. 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2023. 3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year. *Note that you can be...

$2,000
Canada Post gives $2,000 grants to Indigenous Peoples who have renewed their educational learning. Find out how to apply for the award. Who can apply? You're eligible to apply if you: A) Are a Canadian and a member of a First Nation, Métis or Inuit community B) Have been out of school for 1 year or more and are returning...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Cowichan Secondary
Cowichan Valley Open Learning Co-op
Distance Education Program
Duncan Christian School
Island Oak High School
Queen Margaret's

Duncan is a city within British Columbia, Canada. It was named after William Chalmers Duncan, amongst the hundreds of settlers who arrived within Victoria in the 1800's. Duncan looked for gold rushes, and ultimately settled near the present Duncan City. His son, Kenneth, became the first mayor of Duncan in the year 1876. The early 1900's saw Chinatown within the city of Duncan become the social centre for the Chinese residents of Cowichan valley, and Chinatown became a focal point in the southwestern corner of Duncan City. Nonetheless, immigration laws became more restrictive, and companies closed as stricter laws were created to replace the existing ones.

Since the year 1985, the city of Duncan has converted itself into the "City of Totems," where hand-carved cedar poles created by local native artisans are shown in parks and downtown streets. There are around 80 totem poles found within the city of Duncan within both the the downtown area and half kilometer section of the Trans-Canada Highway. Individuals who are interested in self-guided tours that follow the yellow footprints can look at around 41 totems. The city of Duncan is also the home of the Coast Salish Indians. Every summer, tourists can look on as they knit the popular Cowichan sweaters which reflect the knitter's family design. The BC Forest Discovery Centre features outdoor and indoor exhibits of British Columbia's history of forest industry. There is likewise the steam locomotive, and all tourists are encouraged to take a ride on it as it travels through the forest. The Quw'utsun' Cultural and Conference Centre provides storytelling, food and exhibits to tourists. Cowichan elders and artists can likewise be seen at work. The goal of the centre is to create a sense of cultural pride amongst the First Peoples through weaving, education, art, beading and entertainment. Duncan is likewise the home of the "World's Largest Hockey Stick and Puck." Situated at the Cowichan Community Centre, the stick and puck are built making use of wooden beams which measures around 205 feet and weighs 61,000 pounds.

People who like fishing can surely enjoy going to Duncan. The Vancouver Island Trout Hatchery has a projected 150 streams and lakes on the surrounding Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands. Lots of species are located here, and common sightings of rainbow, steelhead, and cutthroat trout are found all over. The Freshwater Eco-Centre, which displays wild fish management, conservation and fisheries habitat protection, receives approximately 20,000 tourists annually. Somenos Marsh is a nature sanctuary for shorebirds, waterfowl and songbirds. The Cowichan River Provincial Park stretches roughly 20 kilometers to Glenora, south of Duncan, from the village of Lake Cochiwan. It preserves the Cochiwan River, and is known for its wild salmon and steelhead trout.