Free Scholarship in Canada: 2018/2019 Lester B. Pearson Scholarship Program for International Students

Application Deadlines:

  • School Nomination deadline: 30th November, 2017;
  • Student Application deadline: 15th January, 2018

Eligible Countries: Only international students should apply.

Scholarship Country: Scholarships will take place at the University of Toronto. Canada

Scholarship Info: The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto will 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.

Type:Only undergraduate taught programs.

Eligibility: An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program.

  • Be termed as an international student
  • Should be a creative, innovative and original thinker.
  • You have to be committed to school and community
  • Applicants should be high achievers in academic and creative pursuits
  • Be enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
  • Carefully 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)

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Number of Awards: A total of  37 will be available.

Value of Award: The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support.

Duration of Program: Four years.

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

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