The Global Study Awards

Study abroad with IELTS and win up to £10,000 towards your tuition fees and/or living expenses.

The Global Study Awards (TGSA) is an exciting initiative being launched by the International Student Identity CardStudyPortals and the British Council.

The Global Study Awards are available to prospective students in all countries worldwide and enable the successful candidate(s) to study abroad, on any chosen undergraduate or postgraduate programme at a higher education institution. 

Who are we looking for?

The Global Study Awards is designed to support highly motivated, talented individuals who can actively demonstrate:

  • their potential to contribute to society through their studies;
  • a strong commitment to developing their career;
  • their sincere interest in increasing intercultural understanding and exchange. 

Who can apply?

More information will be available in 2017.

Find out more about the award and the application criteria


There will be a total amount of 9 awards given, each individual global study award will have a maximum value of £10,000. 

*The Award prize will be applied toward the cost of tuition fees in the first instance, if tuition fees are below £10,000, the remaining funds may be allocated for living costs.

Application timeline

More information will be available in 2017


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