Scholarships
with Community Partners

We are mindful and purposeful about building community. We partner with programs, associations and foundations that work directly with youth from all walks of life.

If you are enrolled with one of these Shad-verified partners, you can apply for a scholarship via our application. Applicants will be confirmed with partners before any awards are given.

These scholarships are possible through the generosity of Shad’s donors.

Scholarships:

Not part of our community partners?

See the entrance scholarships for Black and Indigenous students

Scholarships:

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Adventure4Change

Adventure4Change provides accessible education and learning opportunities, promotes healthy living and wellness, builds relationships and healthy communities by developing leadership skills and providing opportunities for those in the community to contribute.

Shad awards three full scholarships to Adventure4Change competitors.

BrainSTEM Alliance

BrainSTEM Alliance is a network of ambassadors with a vision for every person to have the opportunity to be empowered by Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Shad awards three full scholarships to BrainSTEM Alliance competitors.

3x

up to

$6,350

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3x

up to

$3,000

for participants in

Canada-Wide Science Fair

500 young scientists from across Canada showcase their real-world solutions at Canada-Wide Science Fair.

Shad awards three grants in the amounts of $3,000, $2,000 and $1,000 to Canada-Wide Science Fair participants.

CanU

CanU inspires hope and confidence in the leaders of tomorrow through its out-of-school mentorship and educational enrichment program for youth in Grades 5-12.

Shad awards three full scholarships to CanU competitors.

3x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

2x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

FIRST Robotics Canada

FIRST inspires young people to pursue studies and careers in the field of science, technology and engineering.

Shad awards two full scholarships to FIRST Robotics competitors.

Future North

Future North provides resources and support for Indigenous youth in Sudbury and Manitoulin.

Shad awards a full scholarship for an Indigenous student affiliated with Future North.

1x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

2x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

Imhotep’s Legacy Academy (ILA)

In partnership with Dalhousie University, ILA aims to increase the representation of African Canadians in STEM careers. The program improves student success and bridges the achievement gap through real-world learning projects, skill-building, leadership development and tutoring support.

Shad awards two full scholarships to ILA program participants.

Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women's Empowerment

The Jean Augustine Centre for Young Women’s Empowerment believes that an empowered young woman can improve her life and have a positive impact on the world around her.

Shad awards three full scholarships to Jean Augustine Centre competitors.

3x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

2x

up to

$1,000

for participants in

League of Innovators

League of Innovators is a national Canadian charity that empowers young people to be their own bosses in life and career.

Shad awards two grants in the amount of $1,000 each to League of Innovators participants.

Minerva

Runs an annual Learning to Lead weekend program for grade 11 girls to discover self, develop confidence and explore their leadership potential.

Shad awards a full scholarship for an Indigenous student from the Minerva Learning to Lead program.

1x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

Several

up to

$6,350

for participants in

Pathways to Education

Pathways has 29 community locations across nine provinces. They work with youth from low-income areas to break the cycle of poverty through education.

Shad awards full scholarships for Pathways students that have been accepted into the program.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is an internationally recognized program for young people ages 14-24, building their skills to equip them for life and work. The Award challenges young Canadians to develop skills and tools to improve themselves and their communities by encouraging them to go beyond their comfort zone. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.

Participation in Shad can count for the Duke of Ed Gold Project.

Gold Project credit

for participants in

2x

up to

$6,350

for participants in
Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program logo

Verna J. Kirkness Science and Engineering Education Program

Is committed to increasing the number of First Nations, Métis and Inuit students graduating from science and engineering programs in Canada.

Shad awards a full scholarship for an Indigenous student from the V.J. Kirkness program.

VEX Robotics & The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation

The REC Foundation’s mission is to increase student interest and involvement in STEM by engaging students in hands-on, affordable, and sustainable robotics engineering program. VEX Robotics was designed to encourage creativity in problem solving and harness the excitement of building robots to immerse learners in STEM.

Shad awards three grants in the amount of $1,000 each to VEX Robotics students.

3x

up to

$1,000

for participants in

3x

up to

$1,000

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YELL Canada

YELL Canada is a charity that partners with schools to support entrepreneurial learning. Students receive credits towards their high school graduation, and gain experiences that are invaluable for broad-based university applications and admissions.

Shad awards three grants in the amount of $1,000 each to students from the YELL program.

YMCA of Three Rivers

YMCA of Three Rivers work directly with newcomer and immigrant youth, many of whom come from low-income families.

Shad awards a full scholarship for a student from the YMCA newcomer youth program.

1x

up to

$6,350

for participants in

For more info on these scholarships

Contact info@shad.ca