British Council IELTS Scholarship System for Japanese Students

Each year a number of British Council Japan IELTS Scholarships are available for Japanese students who will be pursuing education abroad. Up to four scholarships are given every year. The application deadline is updated every year.

Scholarship Description
The IELTS scholarship system was established with the aim of further internationalising Japanese people, promoting exchange in the field of culture and education, and helping individual students realise their dreams.

Award Value
The winning student will receive benefit of 300,000 yen.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in any field.

Place of Study

Eligibility and Criteria

  1. Those who live in Japan at the time of entry.
  2. Those who wish to study abroad at a university or graduate school that entrances to IELTS results. (Be able to present admission permission from going to university by the secondary screening date)
  3. Those who took IELTS at the Japan English Test Association in Japan or at the Test Center of the British Council and acquired an overall score of 6.0 or more.
  4. Those who can cooperate with IELTS as an IELTS Ambassador during the studying abroad and after completing the study abroad and PR for inquiries about study abroad.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only Japanese citizens may apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form from the link below.

Submission Deadline
Updated every year.

Website and Application Link



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