New IELTS scholarships have been announced by The British Council and applications for the same are invited. The IELTS Scholarship Award 2014 will be awarded to eight IELTS candidates Rs. 3 lakh each towards the cost of tuition fees. The scholarship award was launched with the objective of supporting Indian students intending to study in an English-speaking country where IELTS exam is required.
The eligibility criteria are self explanatory: the candidate must be a citizen of India, must have taken the IELTS test with the British Council, must have a minimum overall IELTS band score of 6.0, must have a valid letter of acceptance from a recognized education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admissions criteria. All undergraduate and postgraduate courses are covered under these scholarships. the deadline for applying is June 30, 2014. For more details and to apply online, Click Here.