The annual competition supports IELTS test-takers with up to £5,000 towards university tuition fees in English-speaking universities.
This year, the IELTS Prize is open to test takers living in Pakistan, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
It will be open to students who have applied for undergraduate or postgraduate studies locally or overseas through IELTS and will start their course between January 2023 and March 2024
The deadline for submitting completed applications is September 15, 2023.
A total of three winners will be selected through a competitive application process in each country to receive the cash prize to support their studies
Country Director British Council Pakistan, Amir Ramzan said: “Our IELTS Prize winners have taken what they have learnt from their studies abroad and applied it to the benefit of their communities. With over 15,000 IELTS tests delivered in the past year, we have directly benefitted these candidates who in turn have benefitted tens of thousands more.”
“We truly believe international study and collaboration is key to building a more peaceful and prosperous world for everyone, and we take pride in assisting these ambitious and intelligent individuals achieve their goals.”
Applicants who wish to find out more information about the prize, the application process, and review frequently asked questions should visit https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/take-ielts/study-work-abroad/ielts-prize.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration. More than 11,500 organisations globally trust IELTS. These organisations include educational institutions, employers, governments and professional bodies.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. Find out more about IELTS here: www.ielts.org
About the British Council
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide. We do this through our work in arts and culture, education and the English language. We work with people in over 200 countries and territories and are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2021-22 we reached 650 million people. For more information visit https://www.britishcouncil.pk/