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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 participants.
Black Boys Code improves the future of Black youth through education in computer science and technology. Black Boys Code gives Black youth the training and tools to create their own futures and thrive in the innovation economy, and prepares them for success as tomorrow’s technology leaders and innovators.
Shad awards five full scholarships to Black Boys Code participants.
The BBPA addresses equity and opportunity for the Black community in business, employment, education and economic development. The BBPA advances Canada’s Black communities by delivering programs that support business and professional excellence, higher education and economic development.
Shad awards two full scholarships to youth enrolled in BBPA programs.
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.
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 participants.
Lifelong Leadership Institute (LLI) is an educational organization that provides innovative leadership development to Canadian youth of Jamaican, African-Caribbean and Black heritage. LLI helps students fulfill their personal and professional ambitions, provide inspiring leadership to their communities and country, and to make this world a better place for all.
Shad awards two full scholarships to LLI participants enrolled in the Leadership By Design program.
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.
The 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 two full scholarships for an Indigenous student from the V.J. Kirkness program.
U School introduces and connects students in grades 4 through 9 from socially vulnerable, Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) and rural communities to the University of Alberta and to post-secondary life.
Shad awards three full scholarships to former U School students.
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.
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.