“Full Tuition”: Nigerians Invited to Apply for Fully-Funded Scholarship in Canada

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship is being offered by the University of Toronto in Canada to young Nigerians.

The scholarship program is open to international undergraduate applicants who have proven great academic achievement and innovation, as well as being recognized as school leaders.

Eligibility status

According to the U of T website, those eligible for the scholarship must be:

1. An international student (i.e. a non-Canadian requiring a study permit);

2. 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;

3. Students starting their studies in January 2024 at another post-secondary institution cannot be considered).

Application Process

The 2024 Competition opens in September 2023.

Application deadline: December 15, 2023

  • Receive a nomination from your school. High schools not already contacted/verified are asked to submit an application to participate in our program,
  • Apply to study at the University of Toronto to begin your studies in September 2024 and complete your application for admission by the appropriate deadlines.
  • Once we’ve received a nomination and you’ve applied to the university, you can complete the online Lester B. Pearson Scholarship application. You will receive a private link to the scholarship application when you are successfully nominated by your school.

A global mobility and migration expert, @Cherrychristie2, shared this scholarship information on her X page (formerly known as Twitter)

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