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

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For more than 40 years, the SME Education Foundation has been a leader in supporting the next generation of manufacturing and engineering talent. Our scholarship program awards millions of dollars to hundreds of graduating high school seniors and current college students pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, engineering or related discipline.With more than 60 distinct scholarship programs, the...

Apprenticeship Service Program

Deadline: Mar 01, 2024
With a shortage of skilled workers across the trade industry, the Apprenticeship Service Program makes it easier for small to medium-sized enterprises to hire first-year apprentices in specific Red Seal trades across Canada through financial incentives funded by the Government of Canada’s Apprenticeship Service, and in partnership with EHRC (Electricity Human Resources Canada).The Apprenticeship Service Program is designed to incentivize...

Rubincam Youth Award

Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
“To encourage and recognize our youth as the next generation of family historians.”Deadline for submissions is 15 December, annually.HistoryThe Rubincam Youth Writing Competition was established in 1986 to honor Milton Rubincam, CG, FASG, FNGS, for his many years of service to the National Genealogical Society and to the field of genealogy. These awards encourage and recognize our youth as the...

Burger King Scholars Program

Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Through the Burger King Scholars Program, we have awarded nearly $55 million to over 45,000 students across North America since 2000. Our goal is to grant one scholarship for every BK restaurant in North America –that translates to more than $7 million each year!Created in memory of Burger King Co-Founder James “Jim” W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program provides...

Rise Challenge

Deadline: Jan 17, 2024
Each application year, Rise invites 15-17 year olds from around the world to participate in the Rise Challenge. Unlike many traditional applications, Rise uses videos, projects, and group interviews so applicants have multiple opportunities to showcase their potential. For applicants without access to technology, we offer an alternative paper application pathway.Applicants introduce themselves through video or text responses, create an...

Aspiring information security professionals have the opportunity to ease some of their educational financial burden with the ISC2 Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship, offering undergraduate students studying information security up to US$5,000 per recipient.AWARDSUp to 20 scholarships will be awarded. Each scholarship award will be between $1,000 – $5,000If awarded: the funds will be sent to the school with instructions that...

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The city of Castlegar is considered the commercial center of activity within the Kootney Region. The area in and around the city is home to approximately 16,000 people, whilst the city alone is home to just 7,500 individuals. Key business and community leaders in the year 2002, started to develop and identify some opportunities for possible investment. The fields which were identified, include: Tourism and Hospitality, Call Centre, Value-Added Wood Products, High Technology, Microbrewery, and High Energy-Dependent Trade.

The city of Castlegar provides numerous outdoor and physical activities which families can do for fun. Amongst these comprise: Skiing and Snowboarding, Day Hiking, Backpacking, Kayaking, Fishing, Boating, Golfing, and Family Camping. For serious climbers, they can take advantage of the Kootenay Crag, Slocan Bluffs, Mount Gimli, and Hall Siding Bluffs because these are the best places to climb at. The Slocan Bluffs is among the popular places that climbers go to mostly for sports climbing, with cracks and face climbs for a wide range of levels. It also has a lake that is a great place to go to after a climb. The Kootenay Crag can be accessed through bike or boat. The climb has a range from 5.11 to 5.13. Mount Gimli is located in the Valhalla Provincial Park. It has a good range of 5.9 with 7.8 pitches. It likewise has a 3rd class descent with four to seven hours of climb time. Hall Sliding Bluffs is just off the highway between Nelson and Yimr. It presently has twelve challenging routes to select from.

The region likewise boasts of recreational trails which provide views of dams, rivers, rock slides, wildlife, highways, mountains and communities. These trails follow a river valley that looks down onto the Kootenay River and Brilliant Dam. The trails consist of: Overlook, Elk Cutoff, Dove Hill, and Skattebo Reach trails.