University of Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program 2021 – 2022

Brief explanation:

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is designed to recognize international students to succeed academically and creatively, as well as those who are leaders in their schools. The student’s impact on the lives of their school and community, as well as their future potential to contribute constructively to the global community, are given significant consideration.

Institution(s) Hosting:

Canada’s University of Toronto

University of TorontoDeadline: 30 Nov 2021/17 Jan 2022 (annual)
Bachelors DegreeStudy in:  Canada
Course startsSept 2021

Level/Study Subject:

The university offers a bachelor’s degree program.

Amount of Awards:

Lester B. Pearson Scholars will be awarded every year to approximately 37 students.

Group to be targeted:

International students, especially international students studying in Canadian high schools, come from all over the world.

Scholarship worth, benefits, and duration:

For four years, the scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full living expenses.

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To be eligible for the Pearson International Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 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 as an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit); (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered
  • Students starting their studies in January 2022 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)

Instructions on how to apply:

To become a Pearson Scholar, you must be recommended by your school and apply to the University of Toronto for undergraduate studies. To apply, you must first:

  • You will be nominated by your school. (High schools that have not been contacted or verified are asked to fill out an application for nomination rights, which can be found here.)
  • Apply to the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2022, and make sure you submit your application before the deadlines.
  • After you’ve submitted your application to the institution and received a nomination, you can apply for the Lester B. Pearson Scholarship online.

The deadline for school nominations is November 30, 2021. The deadline for student applications is December 15, 2021. (you are recommended to apply before 7 November 2021). The deadline for scholarship applications is January 17, 2022.

For further information on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official website (link provided below).

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