There are many scholarships for Peterborough students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Peterborough, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Peterborough 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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In Peterborough city Ontario, the biggest operations include General Electric and Quaker Oats. Then again, Peterborough Regional Health Centre is presently the largest employer, with around 2,000 or more personnel. Other main economic drivers within the city consist of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Trent University.

The Trent-Severn Waterway is home to the biggest hydraulic lift lock, the Peterborough Lift Lock. The lock was opened during 1904. Located within downtown Peterborough is Del Crary Park, that is home to the Peterborough Yacht Club. Del Crary Park is a large urban space on Little Lake which is home to the international Festival of Lights fireworks displays, while providing a great outdoor space to be able to hold outdoor concerts and events throughout the summer months. The Riverview Park and Zoo is managed by the Peterborough Utilities Group. Admission is free, and everyone can access the miniature train rides, disc golf courses and animal exhibits. The Peterborough Skateboard park was constructed recently, and is considered to be among the biggest skateboard parks within Ontario. It has numerous various rails, ramps, and several half-pipes. For yearly events, there are Downtown Countdown, Artsweek, Festival of Trees, Simcoe Day, and Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade. Artsweek is an annual celebration of the arts held during the month of September. Downtown Countdown is an alcohol/drug-free New Year's celebration. Festival of Trees is a fundraiser supporting local healthcare. It has a show of decorated Christmas trees and various seasonally-themed displays in late November. Simcoe Day is the municipal holiday of Ontario held on the first Monday of August. Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade is held during the first Saturday of December at 5:00 pm.

There are many recreational places to go to in Peterborough city. Among them consist of: Peterborough Marina, Peterborough Sports & Wellness Centre, Del Crary Park, Millennium Park, youth programs in six neighborhood centres, Queen Alexandra Community Centre, lifeguard supervision at six wading pools and two waterfront beaches, instructional sports programs, sports field scheduling on 110 fields, play programs at eight neighborhood parks, public swims and swimming lessons, day camp activities, children's programming, senior Services, fitness and wellness initiatives.