British Council IELTS Scholarships for Malaysia Students

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : The British Council Malaysia

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The British Council IELTS Scholarships are awarded to high-calibre individuals with motivation to develop their career and who demonstrate the potential to contribute to society what they have gained from their study experience. The scholarship enable students to study any chosen course in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme of a higher institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements.

Scholarship application closes on
June 30, 2020
Scholarship provided type
Number of scholarships offered
10 per year
Study Level
Postgraduate / Undergraduate
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Scholarship Details

The top 5 scholars in the East Asia region (East Asia region includes Burma, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam) will each receive GBP 12,000 to go towards tuition fees of their chosen courses, to be paid directly to the institutions by instalments. Five prizes worth RM10,000 as tuition fee subsidy of local prizes. Scholarships are awarded to Malaysians and East Asia region students who are pursuing their undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in a higher educational institution in Malaysia or overseas.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must be a Malaysian citizen to be eligible for the scholarship
  • He/she should also take the most recent IELTS test with a British Council IELTS Centre
  • He/she should also have a valid IELTS score with a minimum overall band score of 6.0.

Examination Criteria

Scholarship Qualification Minimum Requirement
IELTS 7 out of 9

Additional Information

  • Student has to begin undergraduate or postgraduate study in Malaysia or overseas
  • Student has to attend a higher education institution that accepts IELTS as part of the admissions requirements
  • Student has to provide an acceptance letter from the attending institution by 27 June.

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