SHAD is proudly Canadian, but we're by no means exclusively Canadian. We understand that the drive to excel knows no borders, and our program welcomes international students to apply. Over the years, students have come from the United States, Hong Kong, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, and many other countries.


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The program fee for international students to attend SHAD 2019 is $9,500 CDN*. The program fee does not include expenses associated with travel to and from campus, or money for incidentals such as laundry and souvenirs, which are the responsibility of each family.


* International students are defined as:

For example, if you are in Canada on a study visa, you would pay the international fee. If you have questions or require clarification, please contact us.


What we mean when we say...


Need help translating "Canadian English"? While English is spoken around the world, the Canadian dialect may leave you confused. Here are some translations and clarifications:


Grades 10, 11 or 12: In Canada, SHAD is aimed at students in the last three years of secondary school, i.e. a few years away from university enrolment. International students should apply to SHAD in their final or next-to-final year of secondary school. Contact us if you require clarification.


Report Card/Transcript: an official summary of your academic record and achievement, issued and certified by a school or other educational authority.