University of Toronto Lester B. Pearson Scholarship in Canada 2025 (Fully Funded)

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Bachelor
  • Number of Opportunity: 37
  • Eligible Region/Countries


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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity ID 71702
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
  • Duration 4 years

Opportunity Description

The University of Toronto Lester B. Pearson Scholarship is now accepting applications for its 2025 academic year. Outstanding foreign students have an unrivaled chance to study at one of the top institutions in the world in one of the most multicultural cities in the world, thanks to the Lester B. Pearson foreign Scholarships at the University of Toronto. The scholarship program aims to honor students who exhibit remarkable creativity and academic accomplishment and are regarded as school leaders. The student’s influence on their school and community and their ability to benefit the world community are greatly considered.

These scholarships are given yearly to honor deserving students worldwide, including foreigners attending Canadian high schools. This is the most renowned and competitive scholarship available to overseas students at U of T. For four years, complete housing support, tuition, books, and incidentals are all included in the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships. The grant is exclusively valid for first-year undergraduate programs at the University of Toronto. The number of Lester B. Pearson Scholars will be around 37 every year.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline:
    • School nomination: October 11, 2024
    • Student OUAC admission: October 18, 2024
    • Student scholarship application and documentation submission: November 8, 2024
  • Result Announcement Dates:
    • Scholarship recipients notified: End of January 2025
    • All nominees notified: By May 2025
  • Funding Type: Full scholarship covering tuition, books, incidental fees, and residence support for four years
  • Host Institution: University of Toronto
  • Eligible Countries: All
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: International students demonstrating exceptional academic performance and leadership
  • Field: All undergraduate programs at the University of Toronto
  • Study Level: Undergraduate
  • Number of Opportunities: Approximately 37 scholarships awarded annually
  • Duration: Four years
  • Program Language: English
  • Host Country: Canada

Benefits of the Lester B. Pearson Scholarship

The following are the benefits of the scholarship for selected students:

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  • Full coverage of tuition fees
  • Books and incidental fees
  • Full residence support for four years

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be an international student requiring a study permit
  • Enrolled in the final year of secondary school in 2024/2025 or graduated no earlier than June 2024
  • Beginning undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto in September 2025
  • Cannot be already attending post-secondary studies or starting post-secondary studies in January 2025 at another institution

Required Documents

Please prepare these documents in advance:

  • Nomination from your school
  • Completed application to the University of Toronto
  • Completed Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application
  • Necessary supporting documentation (details provided upon nomination)

How to Apply?

  1. Receive Nomination: Ask your school guidance counselor to nominate you.
  2. Apply to U of T: Submit your application to study at the University of Toronto by October 18, 2024.
  3. Complete Scholarship Application: After nomination, a secure link to the scholarship application will be sent to you. Complete and submit it by November 8, 2024.
  4. Submit Documentation: Ensure all required documents are submitted online by the specified deadline.

Note: The 2025 Competition opens on July 1, 2024. 



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For any inquiries or further information, contact [email protected] or visit the scholarship website.


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