Lester B. Pearson International Students Scholarship at University of Toronto [Updated]: A great opportunity is available for international students wishing to advance their career in their academic endeavour to apply for Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships to study in one of the foremost university the world over. The scholarship provides a seamless opportunity for erudite students to study at University of Toronto which is one of the best university in one of the world’s most multicultural cities.
The scholarship is to recognise candidates with exceptional leadership, academic and creative achievement with emphasis on the future potential of the student to contribute in a positive way to the international community. The scholarship is awarded annually and seeks to recognise outstanding students globally including students from Canadian schools. The scholarship is to be taken at the University of Toronto for first year undergraduate programs studying for four years.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Lester B. Pearson
Scholarships to be taken at: University of Toronto
Scholarship level: Undergraduate
Scholarship Worth: Scholarship covers tuition fees, books, incidental fees, full residence support for four years
Subject Eligibility: Undergraduate courses at University of Toronto
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Scholarship is for students all over the world and Canadian students
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Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
- Applicants applying for Lester B. Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto must be an international students requiring a study permit.
- Applicant must be currently in final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June, 2020.
- Applicants beginning their studies at the University of Toronto in September, 2021. Students who are already enrolled for a post-secondary studies is not eligible as well as students beginning their studies in January 2021 at another post-secondary institution.
Application Procedure for the Lester B. Pearson International Students Scholarship at University of Toronto
- Applicants applying to become a Pearson Scholarship holder must be nominated by the secondary he/she attended and apply for an undergraduate programme at the University of Toronto. (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program, available.
- Applicants are to apply for an undergraduate study at the University of Torontoto begin their studies in 2020 and complete their application for admission by the appropriate deadlines. Applicant must note that to be considered for the Pearson Scholarship for your first choice of program at U of T. You may apply for several programs and may receive admission to them all; however, the Pearson Scholarship, if awarded to you, would be restricted to your first choice of program at U of T at the time our scholarship decisions are made.
- Applicant should know that once a nomination is received and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
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Application Deadline: Applicants are to note the following deadlines
- School nomination deadline: November 30, 2020
- Student OUAC application deadline: December 14, 2020 (Please note this is the final date to submit an application to the OUAC; however, it is recommended you apply for admission through the OUAC before November 7, 2020 as spaces in programs fill-up quickly and popular programs may close early.)
- Student scholarship application deadline: January 18, 2021