The British Council-IELTS Award in is designed to assist high calibre individuals who have a strong motivation to develop their career and who can demonstrate that they have the potential to contribute to society with their studies.
The British Council-IELTS Award will enable successful applicants to study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level at an institution of higher education anywhere in the world, in an English taught program that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements.
The British Council-IELTS Award is worth from a minimum of GBP 3,000 up to a maximum of GBP 10,000 depending on the tuition fees of the institution attended by the winner and will go towards the cost of tuition fees of the individual's selected course. The award applies only to courses in the 2017-18 academic year (i.e. starting August 2017 onwards) and will be paid directly to the institution.
The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to networking within the IELTS community and sharing their experience with other IELTS candidates.
Be aged 18 years or over on 30 June 2017 //
have taken an IELTS test at a British Council centre in Germany and received an official Test Report Form (TRF) dated between 6 June 2016 and 2 June 2017 issued by the British Council in Germany //
have achieved a minimum overall band score of 6.5, plus a minimum score of 6.5 in each of the four components of the IELTS test
be planning to enrol in the 2017–18 academic year (i.e. starting August 2017 onwards) on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme taught in English at a university or other institution of higher education abroad or in Germany, which accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements (check the official IELTS recognition list: ). The tuition fees of the programme of choice are a minimum of £3,000 for one academic year. //
be able to provide an acceptance letter from the relevant educational organisation by 30 June 2017 at the latest. //
Application deadline: 2 June 2017.