Institution: University of Toronto, Canada
Start Date: Open
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto are now available to pursue undergraduate study in Canada. These scholarships are awarded annually.
The scholarship program is intended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school.
The University of Toronto stands among the top research universities in the world. U of T’s 44 libraries make up the third largest library system in North America, we produce more research than almost any other institution worldwide and our 500,000+ alumni can be found across the globe.
These scholarships are available to pursue the undergraduate program.
These scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered by the university.
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.
Number of Scholarships
Each year approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.
International students can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship can be taken in
To be eligible to apply for 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 2018
- beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2019 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2019 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)
English Language Requirements
Applicants must meet the university’s English Language Requirement.
To apply, you will need to:
- Receive a nomination from your school (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program, available here.)
- Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2019 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
- Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
- School nomination deadline: November 30, 2018
- Student OUAC application deadline: December 17, 2018 (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 1, 2018, as spaces in programs fill-up quickly and popular programs may close early.)
- Student scholarship application deadline: January 15, 2019