The University of Toronto is currently accepting applications for The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship, designed exclusively for international students planning to embark on their undergraduate degree studies at the University in the academic year 2024. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the scholarship, its eligibility criteria, benefits, application process, and important deadlines:
- Applicants must not hold Canadian citizenship.
- They should be in their final year of secondary school or have graduated in June 2023 or later.
- Students must intend to pursue an undergraduate degree program at the University of Toronto starting in September 2024.
- Applicants should not be currently enrolled in post-secondary studies.
- They should not be commencing studies at another post-secondary institution in January 2024.
- The scholarship covers undergraduate degree programs offered at the University of Toronto.
- Applicants can apply for multiple undergraduate programs, but only the first choice will be considered for the scholarship.
- Tuition coverage
- Full residence support
- Coverage of incidental expenses
- Allowances for books
Duration of Scholarship:
- The scholarship is awarded for approximately four years of undergraduate study.
- Visit the official University of Toronto admissions webpage and navigate to The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship information page.
- Review all admission information to ensure eligibility before proceeding with the application.
- Applicants must secure a nomination from their school that is authorized to submit nominations for this scholarship.
- Apply to your chosen undergraduate program at the University of Toronto.
- Pay careful attention to the requirements of your selected program to ensure eligibility.
- Complete the application for your chosen program before the University of Toronto’s application deadline.
- If you are already registered as an applicant for a University of Toronto program, you can fill out the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.
- Ensure your application is submitted before the scholarship application period closes.
- Notification of the final selection results will be provided around the end of April 2024.
Number of Recipients:
- Approximately 37 students will be selected as Lester B. Pearson Scholars, benefiting from the scholarship.
- Scholarship application deadline: January 15, 2024
- Schools authorized to nominate their students for this scholarship must submit nominations before November 30, 2023.
- Applicants are also required to apply to the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC), which closes its application on December 15, 2023. It is advisable that students apply by November 7, 2023, to secure a spot in popular programs.