Scholarships in Canada

Lester B. Pearson Scholarship for International Students at University of Toronto 2022

Lester B. Pearson Scholarship 1

Scholarship Description

The Lester B. Pearson Scholarship Program is aimed at bringing out students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are known as leaders within their school. Special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has added to the life of their school, community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community.

Value of Award:

The tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support will be covered by the scholarship.

Scholarship Level


Available subjects

All Subjects

Number of Awards

The amount of awards is up to 37

Eligible countries



Eligibility criteria

Lester B. Pearson Scholarship Program will require an International student nominated by their school to submit an application.

A candidate who is eligible will be:

  • an international student (i.e not a citizen of Canada who requires a study permit)
  • a creative and original thinker
  • committed to school and community
  • a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
  • enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
  • sure to have demonstrated strong leadership skills currently in their final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2021
  •  intending to begin university in the upcoming academic year (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2021 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered)

Application Process

To apply, you will need to:

1. You will need to be nominated from your school (High schools who are not verified or contacted would be asked to submit an application in order to join in our program which is available here) 

2. Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in 2022 and complete your  application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.  Please be advised that you will be considered for the Pearson Scholarship for your first choice of program at U of T.  You may apply for several programs and may receive admission to them all; however, the Pearson Scholarship, if awarded to you, would be restricted to your first choice of program at U of T at the time our scholarship decisions are made.      

3. Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application.

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