Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program- Bachelors in Engineering

Awarded by : University of Toronto

Updated on Dec 28, 2021
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program- Bachelors in Engineering

  • Applicable for

    University of Toronto in Canada

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Sep 2022

  • Final application deadline

    17 Jan 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • 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 school
  • A special emphasis is placed on the impact the student has had on the life of their school and community, and their future potential to contribute positively to the global community
  • This is U of T's most prestigious and competitive scholarship for international students

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

  • Must be nominated by an Institute faculty

  • The candidate must be nominated by school


  • Applicant must be:
    • an international student
    • an original and creative thinker
    • committed to school and community
    • a high achiever in academic and creative pursuits
    • enthusiastic about learning and intellectual exploration
    • 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 september 2022 (students already attending post-secondary studies 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 2022 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 January 17, 2022
  • The deadline has already been passed
Notification April 22, 2022 Not Available

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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