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 700 students from across Canada and internationally to attend a month-long summer program, in-residence at one of our Canadian host universities, focused on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math). There are currently more than 15,500 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.
National Philanthropy Day 2016 - Tuesday November 15, 2016
by Wendy Zufelt-Baxter, Vice President, Advancement
November 15th is National Philanthropy Day – a day to raise awareness of philanthropy, and say thanks to those who make contributions to promote the welfare of others, help the planet, or acknowledge an organization that enhanced their life. The list of causes is vast, but the number of donors is declining. One reason is a lack of u...
Grades 10, 11 & 12 students (or equivalent) can apply for the SHAD 2017 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?