Williams Lake

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

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Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Deadline: Jun 25, 2023
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
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
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
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...

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
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...

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Cariboo Adventist Academy
Columneetza Secondary
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Lake City Christian Academy
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Skyline Alternate School
Williams Lake Secondary School

Williams Lake is a city located within the Central Interior of British Columbia. The city is located within the central region of the province called the Cariboo. It is the largest urban center between Prince George and Kamloops. The population of the city is around 10,744.

The city of Williams Lake proudly hosts the Williams Lake Stampede every year. This event happens during the Canada Day long weekend. Rick Hansen, the Canadian paraplegic athlete also calls the town home. He became famous during his fundraising for the Man in Motion world tour and is also an activist for people who have spinal cord injuries.

Williams Lake is situated at the intersection of the Bellas Coola Highway, the Cariboo Highway 97 and Highway 20. It is situated 74 miles or 119 km south of Quesnel and 241 km or 151 miles south of Prince George. The city sits 343 miles or 548 km northeast of Vancouver and 451 or 282 miles east of Bella Coola.

Williams Lake has for over 100 years been a service center and focal point for many ranches in and around the Cariboo and Chilcotin regions.

The city of Williams Lake was established by a single building within the Comer and Glendale region. During the 1840s, a small chapel was constructed inside a Shuswap settlement. The church and encampment flourished with the influx of European gold prospectors and fur traders and ultimately, the region turned into a small service centre.

The city of Williams Lake soon became a commercial and transportation hub for the popular Cariboo area. The town has still been able to maintain its western frontier character. The friendly and relaxed environment makes it an excellent place to explore the neighboring regions. The central location of the city has made it a great place to visit. It is a great base to discover the gold rush country of the east, the cedar forests, or travel west and explore the enormity of the Chilcotin Plateau. People can venture north and discover Prince George and carry onto Alaska or head south to see the Okanagan valley and further on the Lower Mainland and the Pacific Ocean.

Among the unique places to visit within Williams Lake is the Scout Island Nature Centre. It is a terrific place to see shorebirds and waterfowl that populate the wetland marsh. Visitors can see ospreys, black-capped chickadees, marsh wren, bald eagles, yellow-headed blackbird, great blue heron, flycatchers, songbirds, gulls, hummingbirds, swallows, hooded merganser and Brewer's blackbird.

Among the local animal residents include river otters, muskrats, mink, beavers, otters as well as others. The Scout Island Nature Centre includes marsh grassland and lake, small forestslake and 2.5 km or 1.5 miles of nature trails which offer perfect opportunities for several wildlife and bird encounters. There are platforms for viewing in addition to the Nature House offers various natural history displays where it is possible to study local ecosystems.