The new Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program is now available on offer at the University of Toronto in Canada. Students from around the world are eligible to apply to pursue the undergraduate program.
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.
The University of Toronto (U of T, UToronto, or Toronto) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on the grounds that surround Queen’s Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King’s College, the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: 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.
*Number of Scholarships*: Each year approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.
Scholarship can be taken in Canada
*Eligibility:* The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program.
an international student
an original and creative thinker
committed to school and community
a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
have demonstrated strong leadership skills
currently, in their final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2017
intending to begin university in the upcoming academic year