Victoria

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

Victoria High School Scholarships
Victoria College Scholarships
Victoria University Scholarships

Scholarships

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2023
$250,000
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...

BBPA National Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 03, 2023
$5,000
For the past 38 years, the Black Business and Professional Association has been advancing Black business communities, youths and professionals, to create equity and opportunity for all, so no one gets left behind. Through various programs, the BBPA continues to fulfill that promise.One of such programs, the BBPA National Scholarship Program (NSP) was established in 1986 and is dedicated to...

Bayer Fund Opportunity Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 08, 2023
$3,000
By assisting young people in their pursuit of a college or university education in agriculture or food, we are investing in their future careers – and in the future of agriculture and food production in Canada.EligibilityEligible applicants must:Have Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status in Canada as of the application deadline date.Be planning to enter in full time studies in...

Golf Canada Foundation Scholarships

Deadline: Jun 12, 2023
$7,500
Golf Canada Foundation encourages the athletic and academic careers of promising Canadian golfers and students of the industry by offering financial assistance through scholarships and awards.The Golf Canada Foundation scholarship program is funded through generous donations from corporations, golf clubs, associations and individual friends of golf. Golf Canada, the Canadian Seniors’ Golf Association and the Scholarships and Grants Selection Committee...

$2,000
The applicant must be a full time Canadian student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary program in the field of Geomatics with a hydrographic and/or a marine cartographic component, or enrolled in an International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographers and Nautical Cartographers (IBSC) recognized Category A or B program.The bursary will be available to college and undergraduate students in...

OYF Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2023
$1,000
Canada's Outstanding Young Farmers Program is proud to introduce the OYF Memorial Scholarship, to be awarded annually to two individuals pursuing post secondary education in agriculture. This scholarship is possible through the foresight of alumnus Martin Streef (Ontario 1996). Martin's dedication to agriculture and the OYF program will help future generations pursue their passion for agriculture.Award:Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Belmont Secondary
Byte Alternate Program
Claremont Secondary School
Continuing Ed SD 61
Esquimalt High School
Girls' Alternative Program
Glenlyon Norfolk School
Greater Victoria Christian Academy
Home Learners' Link
Juan de Fuca Distributed Learning
l'ecole Victor Brodeur
Lambrick Park Secondary
Mount Douglas Secondary
Oak Bay Secondary
Pacific Christian School
Pacific Secondary School
Regent Christian Online Academy
Reynolds Secondary
S J Willis Educational Centre
SD 63 Individual Learning Centre
South Island Distance Education School
Spectrum Community
St Andrew's Regional High
St Margaret's
St Michaels University School - Senior
Victoria High School
Westshore Centre for Learning & Training

Victoria is Western Canada's oldest city. It is the capital city of British Columbia, Canada. Before the people from Europe settled during the 1700's, the place was home to numerous communities of Coast Salish peoples, comprising the Songhees. Its name was chosen in honor of Queen Victoria, and when Vancouver Island's crown Colony was created during 1849, the town was laid out on the site and became the capital of the colony. Songhee's village was then transferred to Esquimalt. For the majority of the 19th century, Victoria became among the biggest city in British Columbia, and became amongst the leading commerce and trade players within the nation. Nevertheless, with the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway terminus on Burrard Inlet, Vancouver City became British Columbia's commercial hub. In the 20th century, Victoria developed into a city of retirement, tourism and government. It has an estimated 400,000 residents, with a moderate climate and scenic surroundings which makes a relaxing life for its people.

Beacon Hill Park is the main urban green space of central city. It is near Victoria's southern shore, that consists of playing fields, manicured gardens, a petting zoo exotic species of animals and plants like for example wild peacocks, and fabulous views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic mountain range. Victoria even has Garry Oak Meadow habitat, an ecosystem which once dominated the region. Downtown, Victoria has Royal British Columbia Museum/IMAX, National Geographic Theatre, Victoria Police Department, Christ Church Cathedral, The Empress Hotel and the British Columbia Legislative Buildings. There is also Butchart Gardens, Craigdarroch Castle, and Vancouver island's golf courses.

There are numerous local markets, major shopping malls and shops found within Victoria for those residents and visitors who love shopping. The layout of the city helps to encourage exploration in several side streets at a leisurely pace. Government Street shows the cities apparent British heritage, displaying lots of souvenirs, trinkets and gifts. From Irish lace to bone china from England, to handmade chocolates, to tartans from Scotland or cups of coffee, people would surely find anything nice to give to someone. One more best-kept secret for shoppers is the Trounce Alley, where gift shops and European fashion await the individuals who shop. Across the street is the Bastion Square, that consists of various shops and restaurants to select from. It's likewise good to visit the Market Square. It has forty merchants which offer the very best selections of specialty shops. For people who like antiques, they could visit Antique Row to find furniture, rare china, toys, and other trinkets.

The main trades in Victoria consist of the sectors of federal, technology, education, provincial government administration/services, and tourism. The main sectors within Greater Victoria consist of: technology products, online book publishing, light aircraft manufacturing, food products manufacturing, investment and banking, different private and public schools, different high tech businesses in pharmaceuticals, computers, engineering, telecommunications and architecture. The Victoria Advanced Technology Council is a partnership between industry and education that promotes high tech industry growth in the region of Victoria.