The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is designed to recognize international students who have excelled in academics and are leaders in their communities. A strong emphasis is placed on the student’s impact on the life of their school and community, as well as their future potential to positively contribute to the global community.
University of Toronto, Canada
AVAILABLE LEVEL OF STUDY
The undergraduate program is available to students at the University of Toronto.
NUMBER OF AWARDS
Each year, about 37 students will be designated Lester B. Pearson Scholars.
International students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools.
SCHOLARSHIP VALUE, INCLUSION AND DURATION
The scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.
ELIGIBILITY FOR LESTER B.PEARSON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
To be eligible to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:
- an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);
- currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2021
- beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2022 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2022 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)
To become a Pearson Scholar, you must be recommended by your school and apply to the University of Toronto for undergraduate study. To apply, you must do the following:
- Receive a nomination from your school. (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application for nomination rights available here.)
- Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2022 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
- Once the University received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
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