Williams Lake

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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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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.