Council IELTS Scholarship 2015 for Bangladeshi
* A Bangladeshi citizen.
* Intend to study Undergraduate or Postgraduate
program overseas in 2016.
* Willing to attend a higher educational institution
that accepts IELTS as part of the admissions
* Who has taken the IELTS test from 1 August
2015 till the test date of 13 February 2016
with the British Council Bangladesh test centers
* 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 14 March 2016.
Five scholarships will be awarded to the value
of £2,500 (Tk. 300,000) each. Scholarships
are earmarked as one each for institutions
in Australia, US, UK and all countries including
1. Take an IELTS test at a British Council
Test Centre and receive your scores.
2. Download and complete the application form.
3. Your completed application (hard copy)
must reach the British Council Bangladesh
Offices by 29 February 2016.
4. You must attach a copy of your latest IELTS
Test Report Form with your completed application.
5. 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 7
6. Short-listed applicants will be required
to attend an interview by an assessment panel
on 14 March 2016.
7. Five applicants will be awarded the scholarships
based on their performance during the interview.
8. The final short-listed applicants must
bring a copy and the original letter of acceptance/offer
from the university they plan to attend.
9. Failure to provide a letter of acceptance
by the deadline will result in your immediate
removal from the short-list of applicants.
10. The winners of the scholarships will be
notified by email/SMS by 16 March 2016.
Initial shortlisting will be based on applicants
meeting the essential entry requirements as
mentioned in the application and evaluation
of the writing task.
A panel of ELT professionals
will evaluate the writing task to shortlist
a group of 20 applicants.
All applicants with a disability will be automatically
short-listed, provided they meet the essential
A panel of internal British Council staff
and eminent citizens of Bangladesh will be
judges for the face to face interview.
Breach of terms and conditions at any stage
will result in disqualification.
British Council Bangladesh reserves the right
to cancel the scholarships at any point.
Start Date: November 30, 2015
Last Date: February 29, 2016
Date of application: 29 February 2016