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


Kochhar & Co. Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 31, 2023
Kochhar & Co. Chartered Professional Accountant was founded in 2011 by Biki Kochhar, a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, with a small office and a single staff member. Kochhar & Co. specializes in owner-managed corporations based in the Okanagan Valley, and has offices in both downtown Kelowna and Penticton.Eligibility:To be eligible for the "Kochhar & Co. Scholarship" a student must:Be attending...

Young Women in Public Affairs Award

Deadline: Apr 01, 2023
Though about 40% of the world’s workforce is women, according to data from the Inter-Parliamentary Union, only 25.7% of all national parliamentarians were female as of 1 September 2021. Because Zonta International believes that young women are the key to women’s advancement in the field of public service, it offers the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Award, which recognizes...

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Eligibility:To be considered eligible for the Global Lift Equipment Scholarship you must:A) Be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the Fall of 2023.B) Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.C) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.D) Be a resident of the...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2023.B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 2023
To be eligible for the Lift Parts Express Scholarship you must be either:A) A Current Senior in High School orB) A Freshman or Sophomore in College/University1. Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada2. Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 20233. Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.

Odenza Vacations College Scholarship

Deadline: May 01, 2023
To be considered eligible for the Odenza Vacations College Scholarship you must:1) Be between the ages of 17 and 24 on September 1st, 2023.2) Submit an answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application page, prior to the May 1st, 2023 deadline.3) Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.4) Be a resident of the United States...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Continuing Ed SD 40
New Westminster Secondary
Power Program
Purpose Independent Secondary School
Royal City Alternate Program

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.