Those taking the IELTS exam can apply for a £3,000 scholarship for undergraduate or postgraduate studies.

If a person wants to study at one of the top English-speaking universities, get a job in an international company or live in the UK, Canada, the US or Australia, at some point in the process they will need to certify their English level with IELTS.

IELTS English is the key that opens the door so that students and professionals who do not speak English as their mother tongue can access multiple career and educational opportunities. Its full name is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and it was developed by the British Council, the University of Cambridge and the Australian IDP together.

this week The British Council in Columbia has announced that it will offer scholarships to advance into undergraduate or postgraduate studies for those who have taken or taken an IELTS test in the country. Between May 1, 2020 and September 15, 2021.

Until September 29 this year, all those who took an IELTS test with the British Council will be able to apply for one The seven scholarships are worth £3,000, approximately 16,000,000 million Colombian pesos, to begin their undergraduate or postgraduate studies, whether conducted in Colombia or abroad.

According to the Foundation, this second call for the British Council IELTS award seeks to support ambitious young people who wish to turn their academic dreams into a reality, Giving them financial aid and giving them the opportunity to continue their higher studies anywhere in the world.

Laura Anaya Quintero, an IELTS 2020 winner in Colombia who is now pursuing an LLM at King’s College London, UK, highlights that this scholarship has not only helped her financially but also contributed to her career profile. “It is a great honor to be one of the few Colombian students to be selected for the award. I am confident that the IELTS award will make a huge impact in our country, as it will support young people who contribute knowledge in various fields and disciplines.”

To apply for the IELT Prize 2021 call Applicants must complete an online form revealing their profile and interests to apply for this scholarship in just 500 words.

In the letter they must also state why they deserve to be considered for the scholarship and where they plan to study, and the factors that the jury will determine when evaluating and selecting the winners. To do this process, you can enter the following link: Register | IELTS award (


  • Be old.
  • Be a Colombian citizen.
  • I took IELTS with the British Council between 1 May 2020 and 15 September 2021.
  • An overall IELTS score of 5.5 or higher.
  • You apply to an institution that requires an IELTS score as part of its application process.
  • Begin your undergraduate or postgraduate studies no later than September 2022.

“This year, after a pandemic that has lasted so many dreams, the award will allow students to resume their learning, open doors in their academic field and reach the institution in the destination they have always wanted,” Highlight the British Council in Columbia when announcing the scholarship programme.

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