Pursue your studies in Canada. Good news! Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto 2021 is currently open. In this article we will explain in detail about Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto, its benefits and step by step application process.
Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto 2021 is a fully funded scholarship for international students. Total 37 scholarships are available for undergraduate studies. This scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.
The aim of this scholarship award is to acknowledge international candidates who display exceptional academic accomplishment and creativity and who are seen as leaders in their college. Particular emphasis is put on the effect the student has had on the lives of their college and society and on their future ability to make a positive contribution to the worldwide society.
These scholarships are awarded annually to excellent students from around the globe, including global students studying at Canadian high schools. This is the most esteemed and competitive scholarship award to international students.
Deadlines for Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto
- School nomination deadline: November 30, 2020
- Student OUAC application deadline: December 14, 2020 (Please note this is the final date to submit an application to the OUAC; however, it is recommended you apply for admission via the OUAC prior to November 7, 2020 as spaces in programs fill-up rapidly and highly sought after programs may close early.)
- Student scholarship application deadline: January 18, 2021
- Physical & Mathematical Sciences
- Commerce & Management
- Social Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Computer Science
- Kinesiology & Physical Education
Benefits of Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto
The Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years. The scholarship award is available only at the University of Toronto.
Eligibility Criteria for Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto
An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application to the Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto. The complete eligibility criteria is:
- Required Language: English
- Eligible Countries: All world countries
- An international student
- An original and creative thinker
- Committed to school and community
- An exceptional achiever in academic and creative quests
- Enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
- Have demonstrated strong leadership skills
- Presently in their last year of secondary school or have finished secondary school no earlier than June 2019
- Intending to commence university studies in the upcoming academic session (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be given consideration)
How to Apply for Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto
Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Lester Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto:
- Receive a nomination from your school (High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program which can be accessed within the main Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship webpage starting here.)
- Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2020 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines. Please be informed that you will be given consideration for the Pearson Scholarship award for your first choice of program at U of T. You may submit applications for several programs and may get admission to them all; however, the Pearson Scholarship award, if granted to you, would be restricted to your first choice of program at U of T at the period the scholarship award decisions are made.
- Once a nomination has been received and you’ve applied to the university, you can fill out the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship award application.
Based on application/eligibility conditions, about 37 Lester B. Pearson Scholars at the University of Toronto will be selected yearly. These scholarship awards are tenable only at the University of Toronto for first-entry, undergraduate degree programs.
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