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 13 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.
Thoughts on Gratitude this National Philanthropy Day - Monday November 16, 2015
by Wendy Zufelt-Baxter, Vice President, Advancement
With National Philanthropy Day upon us, I’ve been thinking about gratefulness, and the varying degrees of it. Why are some more inclined than others to feel and demonstrate their gratitude? Besides taking responsibility for my own actions, how can I encourage others to be more thankful and understand the value, benefit and importanc...
Grades 10, 11 & 12 students (or equivalent) can apply for the SHAD 2016 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?