The British Council has launched the IELTS Scholarship for Filipino postgraduate students. The scholarship aims to assist Filipinos realise their goal of achieving higher education internationally.
A total of seven (7) students who are planning to attend a postgraduate degree abroad will be chosen and each will receive a scholarship amounting to $3,500. Scholarship payments will be made to the attending higher educational institution to assist students with their tuition.
To be eligible, applicants should comply with the minimum requirements:
* be a Filipino national
* be a Philippine resident with a valid passport
* expected to attend a higher education institution that accepts IELTS as part of its admission requirements
* take an IELTS exam with the British Council from January 2010 onwards
* anticipate to begin postgraduate degree studies in 2011
Deadline for submission of documents is on March 31, 2011. For further details, visit the British Council IELTS Scholarship page.