The British Council is offering IELTS Scholarship Award to study undergraduate or postgraduate programmes at a recognised education institution in an English-speaking country. Indian students are eligible for this scholarship. The British Council IELTS Scholarship Award was launched with the objective of supporting Indian students intending to study in an English-speaking country. The scholarship will award eight IELTS candidates `3 lakh each towards the cost of tuition fees.
To be eligible for the IELTS scholarship, you must be a resident and citizen of India; must have taken the IELTS test with the British Council recently; must have a minimum overall IELTS band score of 6.0; must produce a valid letter of acceptance/offer letter from a recognised education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admissions criteria and must have begun an undergraduate or postgraduate programme outside India in the 2013 academic year.
Online applications must be submitted by January 2014. Candidates can visithttp://www.britishcouncil.in/exam/ielts/scholarships for further details.