About the scholarship:
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto was established to recognize international students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance and creativity and who stand out as leaders in their school. A strong emphasis is placed on the student’s previous contribution to their environment (ie their school and community) and their potential to have a positive impact on the global community in the future.
- Host institutions: University of Toronto, Canada
- Level/Field of Study: Undergraduate programs offered at the University of Toronto.
- Number of awards: Approximately 37 students are named Lester B. Pearson Scholars each year.
- Target group: International students from countries around the world, including international students pursuing their studies at Canadian high schools.
- Scholarship Inclusions/Duration: The scholarship covers tuition, books, incidental fees and full accommodation support for four years.
To be eligible to apply for the Pearson International Scholarship, the applicant must be:
• An international student (in other words a non-Canadian who needs a study permit).
• Are in their final year of secondary education or have graduated in June 2022 at the earliest
• Beginning their studies at the University of Toronto in September 2023 (students already enrolled in post-secondary studies will not be considered; students starting their studies in January 2023 at another post-secondary institution will not be considered)
To become a Pearson Scholar, a student must be nominated by their school and apply for undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto. To apply, the student must:
• They are nominated by their school.
• Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin their studies in 2023 and complete their application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
• Once the University receives a nomination and the student submits an application to the university, they can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
The school application deadline is 30 November 2022. The student application deadline is 14 December 2022 (it is recommended that you apply before 7 November 2022). The scholarship application deadline is January 16, 2023.
For detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship, we recommend that you visit the official website of the scholarship through the link below.