With this scholarship scheme, five applicants planning to attend an undergraduate or postgraduate programme with an IELTS recognised institution overseas, will receive scholarships worth BDT 300,000 each, said a press release.
Students applying to higher education institutions in Australia, USA, UK and other countries may apply for this scheme. Scholarship payments will be made to the attending higher educational institution in order to assist students with their tuition fees.
Any Bangladeshi student who is intending to study abroad in 2016-17 and has taken the IELTS test from April 1, 2016 till the test date of 1 December 2016 with British Council Bangladesh test centres are eligible to apply for the scholarship. However, a candidate has to have a valid score of minimum 6 in overall bands.
A hard copy of the completed application form along with the writing task and TRF (IELTS Test Report Form) must be submitted at the British Council Offices in Dhaka, Chittagong or Sylhet by 1 December 2016 for the scholarship. All shortlisted applicants will be notified by email on 5 December 2016.
Dhaka// 11, Aug (campuslive24.com)// IH