Scholarships in Canada: Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto


Scholarships in Canada: Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto

College of Toronto

Barchelors Degree

Cutoff time: 29 Nov (yearly)

Concentrate in: Canada

Course begins Sept

Brief depiction:

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is expected to perceive worldwide understudies who exhibit remarkable scholastic accomplishment and inventiveness and who are perceived as pioneers inside their school. An exceptional accentuation is put on the effect the understudy has had on the life of their school and network, and their future potential to contribute decidedly to the worldwide network.

Host Institution(s):

College of Toronto, Canada

Level/Field of study:

Undergrad program offered at the University

Number of Awards:

Every year, around 37 understudies will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.

Target gathering:

Universal understudies from around the globe, including worldwide understudies learning at Canadian secondary schools.

Grant esteem/considerations/term:

The grant will cover educational cost, books, coincidental expenses, and full living arrangement support for a long time.


To be qualified to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you should be:
• a global understudy (for example a non-Canadian requiring an investigation grant);

• right now, in your last year of optional school or have graduated no sooner than June 2019

• starting your investigations at the University of Toronto in September 2020 (understudies previously going to post-auxiliary examinations can't be considered; understudies beginning their examinations in January 2020 at another post-optional establishment can't be considered)

Application instructions:
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:
  • • Receive a nomination from your school.  (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application for nomination rights available here.)
  • • Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2020 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
  • • Once the University received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
The school nomination deadline is 29 November. The student admissions deadline is 13 December (you are recommended to apply before 7 November). The scholarship application deadline is 15 January.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
Interested and qualified applicants should apply