Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program- Bachelors of Computer Science

Awarded by : University of Toronto

Updated on Jan 23, 2024
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program- Bachelors of Computer Science

  • Applicable for

    University of Toronto in Canada

  • No. of students to be awarded

    37

  • Course Level

    Bachelors

  • Intake year

    Sep 2024

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

The University of Toronto is Canada’s largest university founded in 1827. Every Year, many students plan to study a bachelor’s program at popular universities in Canada and select Toronto as their dream university. Studying bachelor in Canada may be difficult for some students because of expensive living and tuition fees. The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is intended to recognize international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their schools.

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program for University of Toronto

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships for the University of Toronto are available for outstanding international students to study at one of the world’s best universities in one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The scholarship program is planned to recognize students who have better academic achievement and creativity within their school. U of T offer scholarship and a wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

  • Each year around 37 students will apply for the Lester B. Pearson Scholars.
  • Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships is awarded annually.
  • The scholarship program is given to outstanding students from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools.
  • Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships is U of T’s most prestigious and competitive scholarship for international students.
  • The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years.
  • The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto for first-entry, undergraduate programs.

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program: Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:

  • An international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit).
  • Currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2022.
  • Beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered).

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Toronto in Canada

  • Applicable to all Bachelor programs

Scholarship amount details

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation Scholarship amount can be used for this
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others Scholarship amount can be used for this

  • The scholarship will cover tuition, books, incidental fees, and full residence support for four years. The scholarship is tenable only at the University of Toronto

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 37

  • Each year approximately 37 students will be named Lester B. Pearson Scholars

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply to the Pearson International Scholarship, you must be:

  • an international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);
  • currently in your final year of secondary school or have graduated no earlier than June 2023
  • beginning your studies at the University of Toronto in September 2024 (students already attending post-secondary studies cannot be considered; students starting their studies in January 2024 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered).

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +238 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • No specific documents are mentioned for the Scholarship application
  • Application Process: 
    • Receive a nomination from the school
    • Applicant must apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin their studies in 2024 and complete the application for admission by the appropriate deadlines
    • Once university received a nomination and applicant have applied to the university, candidate will be sent a personalized, secure link to the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship application

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • deadlines passed

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email pearson.scholarship@utoronto.ca

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