New Westminster

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

New Westminster High School Scholarships
New Westminster College Scholarships
New Westminster University Scholarships


Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2024
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual global competition for students to inspire creative thinking about science. Students ages 13 to 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos (2:00 minutes in length maximum) that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on...

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship you must be either:A Current Senior in High School or a Freshman or Sophomore in College/UniversityBe a legal resident of the United States or CanadaEnrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2024Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.

Got a Spine Scholarship

Deadline: May 02, 2024
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 2024.2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2024.3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.5) Be attending a...

Scotiabank Scholarships

Deadline: May 03, 2024
Scotiabank's $60,000 investment is divided into 16 x $3,750 Scholarships in 4 Themes across 4 Regions.Four (4) Scholarship RegionsAlberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, NunavutAtlantic Canada, QuebecBritish Columbia, YukonOntarioFour (4) Scholarship ThemesCarefully review the Application Form for specific application requirements.Diversity ScholarshipFour (4) Winners x $3,750Financial Wellness ScholarshipFour (4) Winners x $3,750Future Women Leaders ScholarshipFour (4) Winners x $3,750STEM ScholarshipFour (4) Winners...

MADD Canada Youth Bursary Fund

Deadline: May 31, 2024
MADD Canada has restructured our bursary program to have more meaningful impact on students’ lives.  Beginning in 2016, one(1) bursary of $10,000 will be awarded to the applicant with the highest score in honour of Louise Joanne Twerdy.  Additional bursaries in the amount of $5,000 will also be available. Winning applicants may not reapply in subsequent years.Criteria: MADD Canada’s Bursary...

Hereford Youth Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 01, 2024
Support excellence in ongoing studies in any undergraduate program leading to a career related to the livestock industry.Eligibility: applicants must becurrent or past member of CJHA or have a connection to the Hereford cattle breed demonstrated through a letter of recommendation from an active member of the Canadian Hereford Association, not related to the applicant,be registered for ongoing studies in...

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Back when the new Colony of British Columbia was being formed, New Westminster was considered to be the official capital by the then Lieutenant-Governor, Richard Moody. The cities name was given by Queen Victoria, who named it after Westminster, which was part of the British parliamentary capital of London. Canadian Pacific Railway's completion during 1885 sped the city's growth and development. The new rail line helped supplies to be delivered through New Westminster's port and all over Canada and the rest of the world. Lots of businesses and buildings were erected along Columbia Street, that fast became an essential place for business operations and transaction in the city.

In the city is a thriving and active arts and culture community. Some of the participating groups consist of the Douglas College, Arts Council of New Westminster, New Westminster Symphony, Massey Theatre, Vagabond Players and Royal City Musical Theatre. The Arts Council of New Westminster supports and promotes the arts and culture within the community. Douglas College is the home of Amelia Douglas Gallery for the visual arts, Douglas College Community Choir and Community Music School. The "Arts at One" concert, Literature Alive Readings, gallery exhibitions and theatre productions, and Community Music School recitals are events meant for the people provided by the Performing Arts and Creative department all year round. Massey Theatre is a facility that seats 1,260 individuals that hosts a diverse array of performances and productions by the recognized Royal City Musical Theatre as well as other local organizations and global touring companies. The theatre also features the Joseph Plaskett Art Gallery. The New Westminster Symphony performs at the Massey Theatre and offers new symphony and classic compositions which are totally free to the public. The highly praised Vagabond Players are among the oldest community theatre groups in British Columbia. Its major venue is at the Bernie Legge Theatre in Queen's Park.

The New Westminster Parks and Recreation has 12 community parks which provide different amenities meant for its residents and visitors. These parks are: Glenbrook Ravine, Friendship Gardens, Hume Park, Grimston Park, Mercer Stadium, Landing Park, Queen's Park, Moody Park, Ryall Park, Sapperton Park, Terry Hughes Park, and Waterfront Esplanade. Friendship Gardens provides people a waterfall and pond, a totem pole, walking paths and benches to enjoy and relax the numerous flowers and trees. Glenbrook Ravine is a great site for New Westminster residents to stroll and view the beauty of ferns, ponds, wildflowers, waterfalls, and natural vegetation.

There is a flourishing community in the city of Westminster. There are various investors coming into this well-integrated regional economy, due to the educational institutions and rich regional workforce. The quality living ranks as one of the highest for a metropolitan area. In the Mercer survey's recent studies, Metro Vancouver ranked fourth within the world and first in the Americas for Quality Living.