International students who wish to pursue higher education in Canada are invited to apply for the Lester B Pearson Scholarship 2022. International students around the world are eligible to apply for the Lester B Pearson Scholarship in Canada. ll academic fields & majors are available under this scholarship.
The Lester B Pearson Scholarship is for international applicants who wish to pursue a 4 Years Undergraduate Bachelors Degree in Canada. The scholarship will cover all the expenses to study abroad.
To become a Pearson Scholar, you must be nominated by your school and apply to undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto. Ask your school guidance counsellor about being nominated. Once you’ve been nominated and have applied to the University of Toronto, you will be sent a personalized, secure link to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship application.
Pearson Scholars are students who have demonstrated exceptional academic achievement and creativity, who are accepted as leaders within their school, and who have the potential to contribute to the global community in the future. They can be distinguished from other students who may have equally high academic results by virtue of their breadth of interest, intellectual energy and impact on the life of their school and community.
- Exemption from paying Tuition Fees.
- Books will be Provided.
- Health Insurance during the student study period in Canada.
- Free Accommodation for 4 Years.
- Must be an International Student (Non-Canadian).
- All Nationalities are eligible to apply.
- Currently, in Your Final, Year of Secondary School, or have graduated no earlier than June 2020.
- Candidate must be available to attend the beginning of studies at the University of Toronto in September 2020.
- School nomination deadline: November 30, 2021
- Student OUAC application deadline: December 15, 2021 (Please note this is the final date to submit an application to the OUAC; however, it is recommended you apply for admission through the OUAC before November 7, 2021 as spaces in programs fill-up quickly and popular programs may close early.)
- Student scholarship application deadline: January 17, 2022
To apply, you will need to:
- Receive a nomination from your school (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program, available here.)
- Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2022 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines. Please be advised that you will be considered for the Pearson Scholarship for your first choice of program at U of T. You may apply for several programs and may receive admission to them all; however, the Pearson Scholarship, if awarded to you, would be restricted to your first choice of program at U of T at the time our scholarship decisions are made.
- Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.