Deadline: 15 January 2018
Open to: students from around the world
Scholarship: full tuition
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.
The School Nomination deadline is 30 November 2017.
An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- 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 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered).
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.
How to Apply?
To apply, you’ll need to:
- Receive a nomination from your school;
- Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2018 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines;
- Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
In order to apply fill in the application form.
For more information please visit the official website.