This scholarship offers Nigerian students the opportunity to study at the University of Toronto in Canada, enhancing their education and career prospects. It helps build global connections and reduces financial barriers, making international education accessible and beneficial for both personal and professional growth.
- Fully Funded scholarship worth $45,000
- Full GA funding for graduate student.
- Nigerian youth have the chance to reside and study in Canada through a scholarship covering all costs.
- The University of Toronto presents this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity via the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship.
- The application period is now open, and eligible, interested candidates are encouraged to apply.
The University of Toronto in Canada calls on young Nigerians to submit applications for the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship.
This scholarship is aimed at international undergraduates who show outstanding academic prowess and creativity and are acknowledged as school leaders.
The program seeks international undergraduate candidates known for their exceptional academic achievements, creativity, and leadership at their schools.
As per the University of Toronto’s website, eligibility criteria for this scholarship include:
Being an international student (non-Canadian needing a study permit);
Presently in your last year of high school, or a recent graduate (post-June 2023), and planning to start at the University of Toronto in September 2024 (current post-secondary students are ineligible;
Students beginning at another post-secondary institution in January 2024 are also ineligible).
Regarding the Application Procedure,
The competition for 2024 starts in September 2023.
The final date to apply is December 15, 2023.
Obtain a nomination from your high school. Schools not yet contacted/verified are requested to apply to join the program.
Enroll at the University of Toronto for the September 2024 term and finish your admission application by the required deadlines.
Following a nomination and your university application, you can fill out the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship form. A private link to the scholarship application will be sent once your school successfully nominates you.
Global mobility and migration specialist, @Cherrychristie2, disseminated this scholarship news on her X page (previously known as Twitter).