Trans Mountain Education FundScholarship Fund
The Trans Mountain Education Fund was established in 2021 through a Community Benefit Agreement with the Coquitlam Foundation to provide support and a legacy to School District 43 students who are pursuing higher education. The Fund provides scholarships annually in the areas of engineering, environmental studies, trades, social work and/or emergency management studies.
Metro-Ford SportScholars Fund
The purpose of the Metro-Ford Sport Scholars Fund is to support the pursuit of higher education opportunities for notable graduates of Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club.
Engineered BodiesContinuing Education Fund
Founded in July 2020 by owners Anthony and Samantha, the Engineered Bodies Continuing Education Fund For Social Justice will provide financial assistance to Black, Indigenous and people of colour pursuing post-secondary education in the fields of law or social work, with the goal of amplifying Black and Indigenous representation, perspectives, and voices as they pursue social justice and equality in our society.
Tri-Cities Chamber of CommerceFund Bursary
The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organization helping to promote businesses and raise their profiles in the Tri-Cities.
The purpose of the fund is for a bursary to support students in school district 43 who are enrolling in a post-secondary program in business or entrepreneurship.
Raymond A. LeClairMemorial Scholarship
In 1983, the LeClair family established a scholarship program in memory of Raymond A. LeClair, Manager of the Municipality of Coquitlam from 1967 to 1982.
The scholarship is given annually to a deserving individual planning to pursue a career in public service with a priority given to those who pursue a career in public administration.
Danielle & Gary Couling EducationFund Scholarship
A fund setup by Marie Danielle Couling and Gary Couling to assist students in the Tri-City area with post secondary education or training.
Coquitlam City Soccer Assoc. Domenic MobilioBursary Fund
Domenic Mobilio was a long-time member of the Vancouver 86ers turned Vancouver Whitecaps. He played 14 seasons beginning with the team in the Canadian Soccer League, later joining the American Professional Soccer League, before finishing up a Whitecap. He retired from the professional outdoor game in 2001. Upon retirement, Mobilio worked as a technical director with the Coquitlam City Soccer Association and became a coach of youth soccer in Coquitlam.
The fund’s purpose will be to assist members of the Coquitlam City Soccer Association to pursue post secondary education programs in memory of Domenic Mobilio.
Rotary Club Community ServiceAward
The Rotary Club of Coquitlam was Chartered in March 1967. It is the first and the oldest Rotary Club in the Tri-Cities area. We support the needs of the elderly, youth and the less advantaged in the Tri-Cities. As well we support relief efforts in areas of the world such as Thailand, Mexico, and Africa and most recently Peru.
Please contact Coquitlam Rotary Club for more information on this award.
CMLA Brodie CampbellMemorial Scholarship
Brodie Osborne-Campbell, a Grade 10 student at Charles Best Secondary School in Coquitlam died very suddenly in April 2007 from a rare and particularly vicious strain of bacterial meningitis. He was the only child of Judith Osborne and Colin Campbell.
In the aftermath of his death, and with the kindness and generosity of family, friends, colleagues, and the Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association, the Brodie Osborne-Campbell Memorial Scholarship was established in partnership with the Coquitlam Foundation.
Coquitlam CentreBursary Fund
Situated on 57 acres of land in the heart of the Tri-Cities, Coquitlam Centre features over 910,000 square feet of retail on two spacious levels. Coquitlam Centre is the only shopping centre in the Greater Vancouver Regional District offering Hudson’s Bay, London Drugs, Sport Chek, T&T Supermarket, UNIQLO, H&M, Aritzia, Sephora, Lululemon, Atmosphere, Golf Town, Walmart, and Best Buy, all in one convenient location.
For individuals pursuing post secondary studies in the fields of Business, Marketing or Urban Land Economics.
The Mayor’s Community Fund was established in 2010 by Mayor Richard Stewart of Coquitlam. The fund has two goals: to assist needy Coquitlam students; and to distribute grants to institutions or organizations undertaking projects or work, primarily in Coquitlam, that will be of benefit to residents of Coquitlam.
Noura Homes CommunityFund Scholarship
Noura Homes is a family owned company that creates luxurious dream homes. Known for their high-end homes in Burke Mountain, central Coquitlam, Westwood Plateau, and Rockridge. Building custom dream homes successfully since 1992.
This fund provides financial assistance to students through scholarships for attendance at post-secondary institutions or career training programs, particularly students pursuing training in the construction trades.
Peter Legge LiteracyEndowment Fund Bursary
The Peter Legge Literacy Endowment Fund was established in 2009 by philanthropist, publisher, author and motivational speaker Peter Legge, the Coquitlam Foundation’s honorary chair.
The fund is designed to provide enhanced educational and literacy opportunities for students and their families in School District 43
Soroptimist International of the TriCities is part of a global volunteer organization that improves the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
Established on Feb. 28, 2015, the fund’s purpose is to assist women and girls from or living in the TriCities or surrounding areas. Bursaries and scholarships will support educational programs, skills development and career training.
The Steps Together Foundation was founded in 2011 by the Safaya family of Coquitlam, BC. The mission of the foundation is to extend financial assistance to youth, as well as provide them opportunities for self-learning and capacity building.
Established in 2012, the Steps Together Fund was created to assist students in need who are a resident of Coquitlam at the time of application, through the provision of financial assistance.
The Symington Endowment Fund is designed to assist children living with autism and other mobility challenges through grants and bursaries for one-to-one therapy and summer camp programs. This fund will also assist athletes who are enrolled in competitive gymnastics programs and in youth-at-risk programs throughout the Tri-Cities area. The fund was established in 2009 by Vivien Symington, owner/founder of Club Aviva and the Empowering Steps Movement Therapy Program. Ms. Symington dedicated the fund in honour of her parents, Dr. David and Evelyn Symington
James Gordon StewartFund Scholarship
Before he died in December 2009 at the age of 83, Mr. Stewart directed in his will that the foundation distribute monies to help people with Alzheimer’s and kidney disease as well as Tri-City students attending Simon Fraser University.
Trevor WingroveBursary Fund
The Trevor Wingrove Bursary Fund was established in 2013 in the memory of Trevor Wingrove, a long-time local lacrosse star and respected City of Coquitlam manager who died of cancer at the age of 42 in 2010.
This bursary will be awarded for post-secondary education or training to a student-athlete who has played lacrosse with the Coquitlam Minor Lacrosse Association for at least two years. Winners must graduate from high school, have a good academic record, and exemplify some of the qualities that made Trevor Wingrove an inspiration on and off the lacrosse-box floor.