Eligibility: 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.   Awarded annually, these scholarships recognize outstanding students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools. This is U of T's most prestigious and competitive scholarship for international students.  Each year approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars. An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program. Eligibility Criteria:

Award Type: Scholarship - On Admission

Action: Nomination Required

Availability: International Students

Level of Study: Undergraduate

Value/Amount: The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years. The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto.

Best Link: http://pearson.utoronto.ca

Academic Year: 2020-2021

How to Apply: To apply, you'll need to:

    1. Receive a nomination from your school.  (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program which can be accessed within the main Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship webpage starting here.
    2. Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2020 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
    3. Once we've received a nomination and you've applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
Selection Procedure: On the basis of application/eligibility criteria, approximately 37 Lester B. Pearson Scholars at the University of Toronto will be chosen annually. These scholarships are tenable only at the University of Toronto.