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Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto

Last updated: 21 MAS 2020 | CURRENTLY CLOSED

University of Toronto
Bachelors Degree
Deadline: 29 Nov 2019 (annual)
Study in:  Canada
Course starts Sept 2020

Brief description:
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.
Host Institution(s):
University of Toronto, Canada
Level/Field of study:
Undergraduate programme offered at the University
Number of Awards:
Each year, approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.
Target group:
International students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
The scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.
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 2019
  • • beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2020 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2020 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)
Application instructions:
Applications are currently closed.
To become a Pearson Scholar, you must be nominated by your school and apply to undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto. To apply, you’ll need to:
The school nomination deadline is 29 November 2020. The student admissions deadline is 13 December 2020 (you are recommended to apply before 7 November 2019).The scholarship application deadline is 15 January 2021
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Official Scholarship Website:

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