Your post-secondary
pathway continues
@ Shad

Shad gives you a taste of campus life in all its forms.

University academics, team building activities, STEM experts, design challenges and a fully rigorous schedule. These are just some of the main elements you will find at every Shad campus. We have 20 campuses available in 2023, including live-in and digital campuses.

    Ways to help you pay for Shad

    Shad2023 Program Fees

    ShadOnCampus

    The program fee includes:

    $6,350

    ShadAnywhere

    The program fee includes:

    $3,365

    Shad is a global community.
    International students are welcome!

    ShadOnCampus international program fee: $10,000 CDN
    ShadAnywhere international program fee: $5,300 CDN

    International fees will be applied to any participant, living domestically or abroad, whose parent/guardian does not pay Canadian Income Tax.

    Entrance Scholarships

    Community is everything at Shad. It is our job to ensure our community is as representative of the Canadian population as possible. We make an extra effort to provide financial support and opportunity to those that are traditionally underrepresented. This year, we are excited to offer 20 entrance scholarships specifically for Black and Indigenous students from across Canada.

    Financial Assistance

    Did you know:

    1 in 3

    Shads receive financial support
    Submit your application and also apply for financial assistance at the same time.

    All applicants are given the opportunity to request financial support as part of their application.

    And don’t sweat it, financial need will NEVER impact your application status.

    Insaf couldn’t have done it without a bursary. She was encouraged to apply to Shad after learning about financial assistance opportunities.

    Government Supporters:

    Over $1M

    in financial assistance awarded each year​
    Thanks to Shad’s generous donors we offer $1-million in financial awards every year.

    We work directly with provincial/territorial governments who provide funds for students in their district.

    If you are in one of these provinces or territories, you may get a boost from your province or territory too.

    Government Supporters:

    Over $1M

    in financial assistance awarded each year​
    Thanks to Shad’s generous donors we offer $1-million in financial awards every year.

    We work directly with provincial/territorial governments who provide funds for students in their district.

    If you are in one of these provinces or territories, you may get a boost from your province or territory too.
    CanU

    Scholarships with Community Partners

    Community matters at Shad. We are mindful and purposeful about building community each year.

    If you are affiliated with one of these groups, be sure to acknowledge that on your application.

    Scholarships with Community Partners

    Community matters at Shad. We are mindful and purposeful about building community each year.

    If you are affiliated with one of these groups, be sure to acknowledge that on your application.

    Fundraising Opportunities

    Put your entrepreneurial spirit to work with a fundraising campaign to support the Shad program fee.

    Some successful places to start:

    Shad accepts HigherEd Points

    Family and friends can exchange travel points for dollars towards the program fee

    Organizations

    Clubs, musical affiliations, volunteer organizations

    Educational Communities

    Board of Education, school board, principal, teachers, classmates, school clubs

    Religious Community

    Religious leaders, congregations, community

    Work Contacts

    Supervisors, coworkers, staff

    Businesses

    Local merchants, banks, supermarkets, law firms, realty firms, insurance companies, auto dealers

    Service Organizations

    Rotary Clubs, Lions Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, Optimists Clubs, Civitan Clubs

    Some successful places to start:

    Shad accepts HigherEd Points

    Family and friends can exchange travel points for dollars towards the program fee

    Organizations

    Clubs, musical affiliations, volunteer organizations

    Educational Communities

    Board of Education, school board, principal, teachers, classmates, school clubs

    Religious Community

    Religious leaders, congregations, community

    Work Contacts

    Supervisors, coworkers, staff

    Businesses

    Local merchants, banks, supermarkets, law firms, realty firms, insurance companies, auto dealers

    Service Organizations

    Rotary Clubs, Lions Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, Optimists Clubs, Civitan Clubs