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:

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$2,000
Apply for an education grant from Canada PostCanada 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:Are a Canadian and a member of a First Nation, Métis or Inuit communityHave been out of school for 1 year or more and are...

Summit Physical Therapy Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2024
$500
To be eligible for the Summit Physical Therapy scholarship a student must:1) Be attending college or university no later than January of 2025.2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by January of 2025.3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.5) Submit answers to the essay...

$3,000
Our scholarship program is designed to support, educate and inspire the next generation of leaders and professionals who have the power to change the future. We have three scholarship categories to help you achieve your education goals.Application Review ProcessApplications are reviewed by our selection committee based on your case for financial support, academic merit, community involvement, pursuit of studies that...

Young Heritage Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2024
$3,500
The Ontario Heritage Trust’s Young Heritage Leaders program celebrates youth achievements in identifying, preserving, protecting and promoting local heritage.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...

$5,000
The ConnectHER Film Festival is an international youth competition that welcomes short films about issues that impact women and girls. Before making a film for submission, please read all of the following entry requirements and FAQs. We are excited to see your submissions! Good luck!Films must focus on one of our topic areas listed here. Categories include global girls’ education,...

Excellence in Ag Scholarship Program

Deadline: Oct 15, 2024
$16,000
Federated Co-operatives Limited and the Co-operative Retailing System are helping tomorrow’s ag leaders get a head start on their careers. The Excellence in Ag Program is a unique scholarship and internship opportunity that helps finance a student’s education, provide valuable field experience, and build their professional career in the agribusiness industry.Consider the benefits of applying for the Excellence in Ag Program.ScholarshipsScholarships...

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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.