SHAD is a registered Canadian charity that empowers exceptional high school students – at a pivotal point in their education – to recognize their own capabilities and envision their extraordinary potential as tomorrow’s leaders and change makers. Each year, SHAD provides the opportunity for 600+ students from across Canada and internationally to attend a month-long summer program, in-residence at one of 12 Canadian host universities, focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering & math). There are currently more than 14,000 SHAD alumni including 27 Rhodes Scholars, Top 40 under 40 & Top 20 Under 20 award recipients, and many other accomplished professionals, all sharing the transformational SHAD experience and able to leverage their SHAD network for life. Founded in 1980, SHAD is based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Blogger: Tiger He, Newmarket, ON
After a late night of hard work and last-minute adjustments, 55 SHADs woke up tired and nervous, but excited and determined as well. Today was the day our business plans were due! We all scrambled to get our projects ready to show our mentors, rushing to the meeting areas with laptops in hand ...
Grades 10, 11 & 12 students (or equivalent) can apply for the SHAD 2015 program based on academics & interests. Are you a future SHAD?
SHAD is a charitable organization that must raise $2 million annually from donations to deliver quality programs. Interested in contributing?