Press Releases

UNB, Dr. Oetker and Shad promoting leadership in Victoria County

Dec. 11, 2018 UNB and Shad are working to bring new opportunities to students from the Grand Falls region through a grant from the Dr. Oetker Community Fund. Exceptional high school students from Victoria County ...
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Shad Secures $1M from RBC Foundation to Support STEAM Students

Students from underserved populations will have better access to Shad’s STEAM enrichment program and network, thanks to $1-million in donations from RBC Foundation in support of RBC’s Future Launch initiative. The funds will provide access to ...
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Shad Canada Granted Viceregal Patronage from the Governor General of Canada

Shad is honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada has granted viceregal patronage of Shad. “We are thrilled to welcome Her Excellency as our patron. Her Excellency’s ...
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In the News

Sawchuk returns from Shad program in New Brunswick

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - The Huron Citizen Blyth’s Ella Sawchuk has just returned home after a month in Atlantic Canada with the Shad Canada program, working on environmental problem-solving at the University of New ...
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4 Highlights from Shad’s visit with Mac Eng

July 26, 2019 - McMaster Engineering Last week, McMaster Engineering hosted a series of workshops and lectures for 56 Shad students from across the country. Shad is a month-long summer enrichment program for high-achieving high ...
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Shad students showcase musical talent

July 24, 2019 - tbnewswatch Subjects like science, math and English form the backbone of a well-rounded education, but students from across the country have learned during their stay in Thunder Bay that music also ...
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Anjali Dhaliwal shares highlights from Shad and her passion for leadership

“I don’t think I would have ever applied for Shad if it weren’t for YELL.” Anjali Dhaliwal, Surrey, BC, is still reeling after her Shad2019 experience. She received a $3,000 bursary to attend Shad while ...
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Shads explore Shopify, Google and Mount Sinai Hospital

Learning about exclusive university opportunities at Shopify. Touring Google’s offices. Asking questions to leading researchers and physicians at Mount Sinai Hospital. These aren’t opportunities you’ll get in an ordinary classroom. During the Shad program, students ...
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Students choose university based on Shad experience

Before Shad, Grade 12 students Calum Bird and Sophia Fraser never considered going to a university on the East Coast. Calum was set on attending a computer science program in Ontario, and Sophia was looking ...
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Award Recipients

Loran Award Recipients

Get to know the Shad 2019 Loran Scholars
Get to know the Shad 2018 Loran Scholars

Schulich Leader Scholarships Recipients

Nine Shads receive prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships

Contact Information

Jennifer Ross
Director Marketing and Communications