SHAD is a registered Canadian charity that empowers exceptional high school students – at a pivotal point in their education – to recognize their own capabilities and envision their extraordinary potential as tomorrow’s leaders and change makers. Each year, SHAD provides the opportunity for 700 students from across Canada and internationally to attend a month-long summer program, in-residence at one of our Canadian host universities, focused on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math). There are currently more than 15,500 SHAD alumni including 32 Rhodes Scholars, Top 40 Under 40 & Top 20 Under 20 award recipients, and many other accomplished professionals, all sharing the transformational SHAD experience and able to leverage their SHAD network for life. Founded in 1980, SHAD is based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
SHAD 2016 by the numbers - Thursday December 15, 2016
by Teddy Katz
2016 was a tough year. Many icons passed away and the news seemed to suggest the world was spinning out of control. But working at SHAD you see 15,500 reasons to remain hopeful for the future. Here’s a review of 2016 for SHAD by the numbers.
For the third straight year, a record number of youth applied to be par...
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