Summerland

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

Summerland High School Scholarships
Summerland College Scholarships
Summerland University Scholarships

Scholarships

$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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The small community of Summerland is situated on the west side of Okanagan Lake within Province of British Columbia's interior region. The town had an approximate population of 11,000, according to 2006 numbers. Penticton lies 12 miles or 20 km south of Summerland, whereas the small community of Peachland is the nearest community to the north, around 28 km or 18 miles away. Kelowna is the largest city centre in the region and it is situated about 50 km to the north on Highway 97. The community of Naramata is located directly across Okanagan Lake from Summerland. The City of Vancouver is about 264 miles or 425 km away to the west.

The town of Summerland has been designed as a theme town in an olde English Tudor style. The majority of the businesses within the town of Summerland are situated up on the hill even though Old Summerland is considered to be the area down on the water.

Fruit orchards supply the majority of the towns overall economy, and is only rivaled by the larger City of Kelowna as the largest processor and producer of fruit within the Okanagan region. There are world renowned Eden-like orchards and farms, wineries and many heritage ranches, giving the town a rustic atmosphere.

The name "Summerland" brings with it images of bright blue skies, warm beaches and friendly, smiling people. The town definitely lives up to its name and has a lot more to offer.

Summerland has become a famous getaway for those who live in the 3 major Canadian cities of Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton. It offers an idyllic place to visit with its sandy beaches and how wonderfully it is located on Okanagan Lake. Tourist attractions and tourism used to be the major business, although this is fast disappearing due to pressure from developers of residential subdivisions.

Agriculture along with canneries have traditionally been the mainstays of the economies, featuring the various fresh fruit trees such as pears, cherries, apples and peaches. The focus ultimately moved from the focus on fruit trees to more grape production for the wine trade. The town of Summerland is now proudly home to several world renowned wineries. The town of Summerland is also home to the historic Kettle Valley Steam Railway and has numerous golf courses.

Due to the dry and arid climate, the Okanagan area has become a popular area to make wine. Within the town of Summerland, there are 6 wineries to experience. They provide special events throughout the Spring and Fall Okanagan Wine Festivals and self-guided wine tours are likewise highly suggested.