Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto, Canada for 2024

Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Engineering , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Canada
  • Apply Before : November 7, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 705
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • No. of Opportunity 37
  • Fields of study Various Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 4 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The University of Toronto is the number one University in Canada and 16th University in the world. It provides fully-funded scholarships (Pearson Scholarship at University of Toronto, Canada) with great educational experience for students from 165 countries.

Scholarship Summary

Lester B Pearson International Scholarship at the University of Toronto is offered for international students with exceptional academic achievement and creativity and those who are recognized as a leader in their school willing to study in one of the world’s best universities.

These annual scholarships applications are now open to internatioal candidates from around the world, including international students studying at Canadian high schools. The approximate number of scholarships reaches to 37 students each year and named Lester B. Pearson Scholars.

Key Details

  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Host Institution: University of Toronto (UoT)
  • Degree: Undergraduate
  • Duration of Scholarship: Four years
  • Funding Type: Fully-funded
  • Eligible Countries: All

Important Dates

  • Appication Starting Date: September 2023
  • School Nomination Deadline: November 30, 2023
  • Recommended Deadline: November 7, 2023
  • Student OUAC application Deadline: December 15, 2023
  • Student Scholarship Application Deadline: January 15, 2024
  • Result notification: End of April 2024

Benefit of Pearson Scholarship

The Pearson Scholarship covers the following expenses for four years of first entery at undergraduated degree:

  • Tuition fee
  • Books
  • Incidental Fees
  • Full residence support

Who Can Apply for Pearson Scholarship?

Applicants should meet the following requirement to be eligible for the Pearson Scholarship:

  • Be an international student from around the world or studying in Canada
  • Be non-Canadian requiring a study permit
  • Studying 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
  • Meet English language proficiency tests:
  1. IELTS 6.5
  2. TOEFL iBT: Minimum Requirement: total score of 100 + 22 on Writing/ Discretionary Range: total score 89-99 + 22 on Writing
  3. Duolingo: 120
  4. Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): 70
  5. Cambridge English C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency: overall 180

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The following category of applicants are not eligible to apply for the Pearson Scholarship:

  • Students already attending post-secondary studies are not eligible
  • Those who want to participate at another post-secondary institution to start their studies in January 2024 are not eligible to apply

How to Apply?

Interested applicants who want to apply for the B. Pearson Scholarship at the University of Toronto should follow these steps:

  • Applicants should receive a nomination from their school (If your high school is not contacted/verified, they are asked to submit an application here in September)
  • Applicants should submit their application for admission by proper deadlines to start their studies in Septemeber 2024.
  • After receiving a nomination and applying to the university, you will get a personalized and secure link to the Lester B. Pearson International scholarship application; then, you can fill and complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application


  • Pleaes note that applicants can apply for several study programs but the Univeristy only considers for the Pearson Scholarship for their first choice of program at U of T.
  • If your school has not been verified, you can submit an application form to participate in the University of Toronto program. We will provide the nomination form and the next steps when your school is verified.
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