British Council IELTS Global Study Awards 2019 | Up to £10,000

The fifth round of The Global Study Awards is now open! Together with the International Student Identity Card and StudyPortals, the British Council has launched the Global Study Awards, an exciting initiative for prospective students worldwide. The Global Study Award supports successful test takers to study abroad on any undergraduate or postgraduate course.

British Council IELTS Global Study Awards

The Global Study Awards recognises studying abroad as a positively life changing experience for many students, opening their minds to alternative ways of personal life and professional career, as well as promoting intercultural understanding and tolerance. The goal is to encourage young people to study abroad, explore new countries, cultures and languages.


Benefits of British Council IELTS Global Study Awards

An individual global study award has a maximum value of £10,000

  • Two winners will be selected to receive an award for the 2019 Fall academic term intake. Each award is merit-based, aimed at students above 18 who plan to enrol in a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme, in any country worldwide.
  • The Award prize will be applied toward the cost of tuition fees in the first instance, paid directly to the Higher Education Institution that the successful candidate will attend.
  • If tuition fees are below the maximum individual award fund of £10,000, the remaining funds may be allocated per diem for living costs for a maximum of 52 weeks starting from when the student first registered at the higher education institution.

Eligibility for British Council IELTS Global Study Awards

To be eligible for The Global Study Awards applicants must:

  • Be 18 years or over as of 1st of January 2018
  • Have taken an IELTS test at a British Council centre, and receive an official Test Report Form (TRF) issued by the British Council after the 1st of June 2017
  • Have a valid International Student Identity Card (ISIC) and/or International Youth Travel Card (IYTC) at the time of application
  • Plan to enrol on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme abroad in autumn term of 2018
  • Provide an acceptance letter from the relevant institution by the relevant cut-off date
  • Write a short review of your study experience at

Selection Criteria for British Council IELTS Global Study Awards

The Global Study Awards is designed to support highly motivated, talented individuals who can actively demonstrate:

  • their potential to contribute to society through their studies;
  • a strong commitment to developing their career;
  • their sincere interest in increasing intercultural understanding and exchange.

Successful candidates will be willing to engage with the British Council IELTS, ISIC and StudyPortals communities, and publicly share their experiences with other students. The Global Study Awards will be available to prospective students in all countries worldwide. The Global Study Awards will enable the successful candidate(s) to study abroad, on any chosen undergraduate or postgraduate programme at a higher education institution. The Global Study Awards cannot be used by a successful candidate to study domestically.

How to Apply for British Council IELTS Global Study Awards

Please note that your application must be submitted in English.

A selection panel comprised of representatives from the partners will review and assess the entries. Strong candidates will be shortlisted and invited for an in person interview prior to the final winning selection. The winners will be announced within 3 months after the application deadline.

Click here to apply.

For more information, visit Global Study Awards.

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