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 our Canadian host universities, focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering & math). There are currently more than 14,800 SHAD alumni including 30 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.
SHAD FELLOW SPENDS A YEAR TRAVELLING AROUND THE GLOBE WITH HIS FAMILY - Monday May 2, 2016
by Guest Blogger
Special Guest Blogger: SHAD '84, Vern Bolinius
As a kid growing up in Toronto, many adventures started with a simple remark from my parents: “Let’s go on a family trip.” I’d go on tiptoes to get our trusty World Atlas from the bookshelf and soon there was talk of planes, train...
Grades 10, 11 & 12 students (or equivalent) can apply for the SHAD 2016 program based on academics & interests. Are you a future SHAD?
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