University of Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Study in Canada)

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program

Course(s) Offered: All disciplines
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: University of Toronto
Country to Study in: Canada

Scholarship Description
The University of Toronto offers the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program for international students from any country of the world who intend to pursue undergraduate bachelors program at the University.

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is intended to recognize international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school. A special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their school and community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community.

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program specifically targets international students, including international students studying at Canadian high schools, across all disciplines available at the university.

University of Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program

An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program. The eligibility criteria are:
  • an international student
  • an original and creative thinker
  • committed to school and community
  • a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
  • enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
  • have demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • currently in their final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2018
  • intending to begin university in the upcoming academic year (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered)
Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (INCLUDING those in Canada)

Participating Institutions
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fields of study
All undergraduate programmes offered at the University

Number of awards
Each year, approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars

Sponsorship duration

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years

Method of Application
To apply, you’ll need to:
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.

The school nomination deadline is 29 November 2019; while the student admission deadline is 13 December 2019 and student scholarship application deadline is 15 January 2020

The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the grounds that surround Queen's Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. Originally controlled by the Church of England, the university assumed the present name in 1850 upon becoming a secular institution. It has two satellite campuses in Scarborough and Mississauga.

Application Deadline: 29 Nov / 13 Dec 2019 || 15 Jan 2020
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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