There are many scholarships for Barrie students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular
high school located in Barrie, please select the appropriate school from the list below.
The scholarship database contains scholarships for Barrie students in the following categories:
Barrie High School Scholarships
Barrie College Scholarships
Barrie University Scholarships
Kochhar & Co. Scholarship
Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Young Women in Public Affairs Award
Deadline: Apr 01, 2023
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
10 Words or Less Scholarship
Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Lift Parts Express Scholarship
Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
Deadline: May 01, 2023
For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Barrie Central Collegiate Institute
Barrie North Collegiate Institute
Bear Creek Secondary School
Eastview Secondary School
Innisdale Secondary School
St Joan of Arc High School
St Joseph's Separate School
St Peter's Secondary School
Barrie has developed a strong tourism trade, because of the city's convenience and its nearness to Kempenfelt Bay, where the waterfront of Barrie has played a vital role. There are numerous attractions and tourist activities based around the beautiful Kempenfelt Bay. In summertime, visitors can enjoy boating, windsurfing, swimming, or any different water sports from the city's beaches, consisting of Centennial Beach, Minet's Point Beach, Tyndale Beach, The Gables and Johnsons Beach. During wintertime, Kempenfelt Bay becomes home to lots of fishing huts as fishing enthusiasts flock so as to enjoy winter fishing at the bay. Fishing nonetheless, is a year-round activity within Barrie. Fishing enthusiasts will be happy to fish at Little Lake or at the Kempenfelt bay shoreline, either during summer or winter, and try their luck in catching a Walleye, Whitefish, Perch, Bass, and Lake Trout. A fishing license must be acquired first before anyone more than 18 can fish in the bay.
The city could draw many visitors to its arts and cultural events, though Barrie City might have been known for its wide variety of family and outdoor recreational activities. The Kempenfest arts and crafts festival is the most celebrated of these, where visitors can find lots of Arts, Crafts and Antique exhibits with live entertainment. The festival is held on the August long weekend and attracts over 300,000 tourists yearly. Some famous city festivals include the Barrie Kiwanis Music Festival, Barrie Jazz and Blues Festival, Barrie Dragon Boat Festival and the Railways Blues & Bluegrass Festival.
Barrie has a diverse financial system, with the sales, manufacturing, service, and transportation sectors as the city's largest and strongest companies. Growth within the construction, utilities, business services, finance, trade, food and accommodation, health services, and education sectors are expected in the next 10 years.