The British Council has launched ‘British Council IELTS Scholarships 2015’ to support more students to access an international education experience, says a press release. This year, five applicants who are planning to study in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme in any institution that recognises IELTS will be nominated to receive a scholarship each worth of Tk 300,000. Scholarship payments will be made to the respective higher educational institution in order to support the awarded students towards their tuition fees. Bangladeshi students applying to higher education institutions in Australia, the USA, the UK and all other countries can apply for the scholarship. Candidates who have taken the IELTS test in between August 1, 2015 to February 13, 2016 and secured overall IELTS band score of 6.0 are eligible for the scholarship. Candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed based on their writing task that will be submitted with the application.
The public announcement of the 5 winners will be on 17 March 2016. To download the Application Form with detailed information on the eligibility criteria, one can visit http://www.britishcouncil.org.bd.
The last date of application for the scholarship is February 29, 2016. For more information, interested candidates can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call at +88 09666 773377.