The University of Toronto has unveiled the prestigious Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships for the year 2024. This scholarship program provides a remarkable opportunity for outstanding international students to pursue their studies at one of the world’s top universities, located in one of the most multicultural cities globally.
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships aim to recognize students who exhibit remarkable academic achievement and creativity, positioning them as leaders within their school communities. Special emphasis is placed on the impact these students have had on their schools and communities and their potential to make a positive contribution to the global community.
- Type: Undergraduate
- Application Deadline: January 15, 2024
- Eligible Countries: International
- Number of Awards: 37
Value of Award:
The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships are comprehensive and cover the following for a period of four years:
- Tuition fees
- Cost of books
- Incidental fees
- Full support for on-campus residence
The application process for the 2024 competition will begin in September 2023. To apply for this scholarship, here’s what you need to do:
- Receive a nomination from your school. High schools that haven’t been contacted or verified can apply to participate in the program, starting in September.
- Apply to study at the University of Toronto to commence your studies in September 2024 and complete your application for admission by the relevant deadlines. It’s important to note that you’ll be considered for the Pearson Scholarship for your first-choice program at the University of Toronto.
- Once you’ve received a nomination and have applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application. You’ll receive a private link to the scholarship application upon successful nomination by your school.
Important Scholarship Deadlines:
- School nomination deadline: November 30, 2023
- Student OUAC admission application deadline: December 15, 2023 (Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission through the OUAC as early as possible due to program availability)
- Student scholarship application deadline: January 15, 2024
To be eligible to apply for the Pearson International Scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Be an international student (i.e., a non-Canadian requiring a study permit).
- Currently in the final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2023.
- Commencing their studies at the University of Toronto in September 2024 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2024 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered).
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply for this scholarship by clicking on the “Apply For This Scholarship” below. More info on the official University of Toronto Pearson Scholarship page.
The Lester B. Pearson Scholarships at the University of Toronto represent a remarkable opportunity for international students to receive world-class education and contribute to a diverse and globally impactful community. Don’t miss your chance to apply.