The Global Study Awards
Monday 07 August 2017 - 00:01 to Monday 20 November 2017 - 23:59

Get up to £10,000 to Expand Your Horizon!

We want to ultimately encourage young people to study abroad as part of their tertiary studies in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages. That is why ISIC Association, StudyPortals and British Council IELTS are launching The Global Study Awards. The Global Study Awards recognises studying abroad as a positively life changing experience for many students, opening their minds to alternative ways of personal life and professional career, as well as promoting intercultural understanding and tolerance.


There will be a total amount of 2 awards, each individual global study award will have a maximum value of £10,000.

Application timeline:

The application is open 7 August – 20 November 2017.

Who are we looking for?

We support highly motivated, talented individuals who can actively demonstrate their potential, commitment and interest in intercultural exchange.

Who can apply?

If you want to apply, you must:

  • be aged 18 years or over on 1 January 2017;
  • have taken an IELTS test at a British Council centre, with a valid official Test Report Form (TRF) issued by the British Council after 1st June 2016;
  • be a valid ISIC cardholder at the time of application;
  • be planning to enrol on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate programme abroad starting between 1 January and 31 March 2018;
  • have written a short review of study experience at
  • be able to provide a confirmation letter and/or official enrolment letter from the institution by the the time of shortlisting.

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