This scheme is aimed at helping students living in Japan to achieve their personal goals, as well as promoting connection between international higher education sectors.

Eligible applicants must have an IELTS test score. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s leading English language test designed to evaluate ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation worldwide.

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British Council Japan IELTS Prize 2022


The British Council Japan IELTS Award is hosted by the British Council. It offers a scholarship for those planning to study at universities outside their home country. 

4 students will be selected and will receive an award of 300,000 JPY towards the cost of tuition fees.  

*Applications for British Council Japan IELTS Prize 2022 are now closed.
Details for 2023 will be announced on this page.