2023 Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Grant in Canada – Fully Funded

Application deadline:

  • School nomination deadline: November 30, 2022
  • Application deadline for students OUAC: December 14, 2022 (Please note that this is the last date to submit an application to the OUAC; However, it is recommended to apply for admission via the OUAC beforehand November 7, 2022 as places in programs fill up quickly and popular programs may close earlier.)
  • Application Deadline for Student Scholarships: January 16, 2023

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Grant 2023 Canada Application Calls. This scholarship is open to all international applicants from all over the world.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize global students who demonstrate academic excellence and creativity and who are recognized as leaders in their college. Particular emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their college and society, and their future ability to make a positive contribution to global society.

Applicable Program

  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Trade & Administration
  • Humanities
  • social sciences
  • life sciences
  • computer science
  • mechanical engineering
  • Kinesiology & Physical Education
  • music
  • Architecture.

Application benefits:

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program covers tuition, books, incidental expenses and full residency support for four years. The scholarship is only durable at the University of Toronto.

Eligibility Criteria:

An international student nominated by their school will be invited to submit an application for the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship program. The full eligibility criteria are:

  • Required language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All countries in the world
  • An international student
  • An original and creative thinker
  • Committed to school and society
  • A high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
  • Enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
  • You have demonstrated strong leadership qualities
  • Currently in their final year of secondary school or will graduate in June 2022 at the earliest
  • Beginning of studies at the University of Toronto in September 2023 (students who are already pursuing post-secondary studies will not be considered; students who will start their studies at another post-secondary institution in January 2023 will not be considered).

method application

Please follow the application guidelines below to apply for the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program:

  1. Receive a nomination from your school (High schools that have not yet been contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program, available here.(external link))(external link)
  2. Apply to study at the University of Toronto(external link) Begin your studies in 2023 and complete your application for admission by corresponding deadlines(external link). Please note that you will be considered for the Pearson Scholarship first choice of program at the U of T. You can apply to multiple programs and get admission to all of them; However, the Pearson Scholarship, if awarded to you, would be limited to your first program choice at U of T at the time of our scholarship decisions.
  3. Once we have received a nomination and you have applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship Application.