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University of Toronto Canada, Lester B. Person Scholarship for international students


Deadline: 17 Dec,2018    Next term Starts:: 28 Feb,2019



The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto provides an unparalleled opportunity for outstanding international students to study at one of the world’s best universities in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The scholarship program is intended to recognize 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.

Eligibility & Criteria. 

To be eligible to apply for the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:

  • an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);
  • currently, in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2018
  • beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2019 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2019 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered


Awards and Benefits.

  • Study at one of the worlds most prestigious university.


How to Apply.

 To apply, you will 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, available here.)
  2. Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2019 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.

Official website of the program: click here to apply



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