British Council IELTS Prize 2015 The British Council has developed this prize to help more people access international education experience and networks. This is for people planning to attend an undergraduate or postgraduate programme in or outside Thailand. There are two levels of award.
Grand prizes: Five prizes worth GBP12,000@ as tuition fee subsidy for the top five students in the East Asia region*
Local prizes: Five prizes worth THB106,000@ as tuition fee subsidy
*East Asia region includes Hong Kong & Macau, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Who is eligible for the IELTS Prize?
Essential eligibility criteria are that applicants must:
Be a permanent resident of Thailand
Begin undergraduate or postgraduate study in or outside Thailand in 2015 (academic year)
Attend a higher educational institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements
Have a valid IELTS score obtained from the British Council on or after 1 June 2014
Have a minimum band score of 6 in each of the four component parts of the test
Be able to provide an acceptance letter from the attending institution by 30 June 2015
What is the application process?
Take an IELTS test at a British Council authorised centre and receive your scores.
Download and complete the application form. Completed application forms must reach the British Council by 6 p.m. on 31 May 2015.
We will notify you by email on or before 15 June 2015 whether or not you have been shortlisted.
Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a panel interview between 15 to 26 June 2015.
Shortlisted applicants must provide a letter of acceptance from the university you plan to attend on or before 30 June 2015. Failure to provide a letter of acceptance by the deadline will result in your immediate removal from the shortlist of applicants.
We will notify all shortlisted applicants of the final result by e-mail on or before 31 July 2015.
The final date for applications to be received by British Council
A completed application form must be received by the British Council office in Thailand by 6p.m. on 31 May 2015. An original hard copy of your application should be sent to: