British Council IELTS Award for International Students 2020

British Council IELTS Award

Applications are now open for British Council IELTS Award Program for the academic year 2020 for international students who wish to study English taught programs at any British council higher institution that may be located anywhere in the world.

Regardless of gender, if the eligibility criteria are met you may be rewarded up to £10,000 as partial funding for tution fee. It is important to know that all other expenses are to be met by themselves.

About British Council IELTS Award for International Students:

Runner-ups may be rewarded by the leftover funding if the most ideal candidate receives less than £10,000 (the complete limit). Also, the tuition fee will directly be paid and looked after too, and by the institute itself. Also, this scholarship is a merit scholarship based on your IELTS results and not extracurricular activities.

This award will be put into use from august 2020, onwards. the award will only be received if you sit for an IELTS test in an authorized British council center located in Germany. You can then be designated in any higher institute you wish to for any course that you want to take. It is also important to note that you have to agree to be a full-time student.

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Brief Description:

  • Location: Not specified
  • Host Organization: Any British council higher institute
  • Program: Undergraduate/postgraduate
  • Opportunity: Partially Funded
  • Deadline: June 10, 2020


This British Council IELTS Award Programme is offered for all undergraduate or bachelor’s, masters, and/or Ph.D. level degrees. The institute that you have chosen should accept the IELTS test as one of their admission requirements.

  • Partial funding: £3000 to £10,000

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Above 18 years of age
  2. Open to all nationalities
  3. Taken an IELTS test and received a TRF by the British council
  4. Scored a minimum of 6.5 overall band score
  5. Scored a minimum of 6.5 in all 4 parts of the IELTS test
  6. Full time
  7. Choose an English taught course
  8. Provide an acceptance letter by the chosen educational institute latest by 31 July 2020

Required Documents:

  • Complete inline application
  • TRF (Test Report Form)
  • IELTS indicator test is also accepted


The last date to apply for the British Council IELTS Award Program is 10 July 2020.

How to Apply in the British Council IELTS Award for International Students:

You need to fill out an online application form by registering yourself and submit it together with all the required documents. The application form is given below:

Application Link

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Is the award applicable for only German institutes?

No, after receiving the award you may study in Germany or any country you wish to if that institute has English taught programs you have chosen as your degree.

Who Can Apply in British Council IELTS Award?

You can apply regardless of your nationality, being german is not in the eligibility criteria. This scholarship chooses people who sit in an authorized British council center located in Germany, people from all over the world can live in Germany and apply from there.

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Last Updated: 07 May 2020