Learn about the IELTS Prize 2020/21
Find out the Application Timeline this year
Win Regional Prizes up to GBP 30,000
The British Council IELTS Prize (East Asia)* is awarded to high-calibre individuals with the motivation to develop their career, by pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in any chosen discipline at a higher education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements around the world.
This year, applicants stand a chance to win either a Regional Prize or a Local Prize.
* Eligible countries/territories include: Hong Kong & Macau, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
# Regional Grand prize’s actual amount depends on the relevant university’s first-year tuition fee.
**The final prize amount will be awarded in local currency and will be based on the exchange rate at the time of payment. All prizes are subject to local taxes in some countries.
* Eligible countries/territories include: Hong Kong & Macau, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
# Actual amount depends on the relevant university’s first-year tuition fee.
IELTS Prize focus on your aspirations regardless of which discipline you will shine in. The application process takes you less than 20 minutes to complete.
Before you start your application, please be prepared to submit a copy of your IELTS test results from the British Council.
All applications must be submitted through our online application system. The process of selecting IELTS Prize winners takes less than three (3) months from the application deadline. See below for an overview of the whole process:
Take IELTS with the British Council and obtain a valid score
Opens December 2019
Opens December 2020
Carefully prepare your documentsOpens December 2019
Opens December 2020
Complete your online applicationApril 2020
Local & Regional panel interviewsJune 2020
Winners to provide Letter of AcceptanceJuly 2020
IELTS Prize winners are pursuing their studies across a variety of disciplines, including music, arts, business, communications and media, science and technology, and more.