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IELTS Scholarships for Bangladeshi Students, 2016-2017

British Council is offering IELTS scholarships for Bangladeshi students. These scholarships are available to study undergraduate or postgraduate programme overseas in 2016/17.

The programme aimed to support more Bangladeshi students to access an international education experience.

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The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities. It works in over 100 countries: promoting a wider knowledge of the UK and the English language; encouraging cultural, scientific, technological and educational co-operation with the UK; and changing people’s lives through access to UK education, skills, qualifications, culture and society.

Only candidates who have taken an IELTS with a British Council test centre in Bangladesh after 1 April 2016 and have secured an overall IELTS score of 6.0 will be eligible to apply.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Five scholarships will be awarded BDT 300,000 each. Scholarships are earmarked as one each for institutions in Australia, US, UK and all countries including these three.

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Eligibility:  

  • A Bangladeshi citizen
  • Intend to study undergraduate or postgraduate programme overseas in 2016/17
  • Willing to attend a higher educational institution that accepts IELTS as part of the admissions requirements
  • Who has taken the IELTS test from 1 April 2016 till the test date of 1 December 2016 with the British Council test centres
  • Who has/will have a valid IELTS score, with a minimum overall band score of 6
  • Who will be able to provide the letter of acceptance/ offer from the attending institution by 12 December 2016.

Nationality: Bangladeshi citizens can apply for IELTS scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant must intend to study undergraduate or postgraduate programme overseas in 2016/17.

Test Requirement: Applicants must take an IELTS test at a British Council Bangladesh Test Centre

English Language Requirement: Only candidates who have taken an IELTS with a British Council test centre in Bangladesh after 1 April 2016 and have secured an overall IELTS score of 6.0 will be eligible to apply.

Scholarships for Bangladeshi Students

How to Apply:

  • Take an IELTS test at a British Council Bangladesh Test Centre and receive scores
  • Download and complete the application form
  • Applicant must attach a copy of IELTS Test Report Form and the writing task with their completed application form
  • Completed application must reach any of the British Council offices by 1 December 2016
  • In the second stage, 20 applicants will be shortlisted based on their writing task submitted with the application. All successful applicants will be notified by email on 5 December 2016
  • Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview by an assessment panel on 12 December 2016
  • Five applicants will be awarded the scholarships based on their performance in the interview
  • The final shortlisted applicants must bring a copy and the original letter of acceptance/ offer from the university they plan to attend
  • Failure to provide a letter of acceptance/offer letter within the deadline may result in immediate withdrawal of the scholarship
  • The winners of the scholarships will be notified by email on 14 December 2016.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 1 December 2016.

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