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British Council IELTS Prize

The Prize is awarded to high-calibre individuals with the motivation to develop their career, and who demonstrate the potential to contribute to society what they have gained from their undergraduate or postgraduate study experience.

The IELTS Prize enables students to study any chosen course in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme of a higher institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements. Please note, this Prize is for applicants who aim at starting their placement in academic year 2017/18.

To apply for the IELTS Prize, you need an IELTS score. Haven’t taken the test yet? Register now

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Three prizes

(2,900 USD each)


Grand Prize: First year of tuition fee up to 58,000 USD*

Second Prize: 14,600 USD

Third Prize: 7,300 USD

*Actual amount depends on the university’s first year tuition fee of the winner

Applications for the British Council IELTS Prize 2016/17 are closed. The next application cycle will open in December 2017.