Tuesday 21 November 2023

Winners of the British Council’s IELTS Prize for 2023 have been announced.  

The annual competition supports IELTS test-takers with up to £5,000 towards university tuition fees in English-speaking universities around the world, helping young ambitious people turn their academic dreams into reality. 

This year’s competition was open to IELTS test-takers living in China, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

A total of three winners have been selected following a competitive application process in each country. This year’s winners in Taiwan are:   Liu, Hsuan-Hui, Tsai, I-Yin and Lin, Hung-Wei.

Jim O’Neill, Regional Exams Manager, North East Asia, stated, ‘My sincere congratulations to Liu Hsuan-Hui, Tsai I-Yin and Lin Hung-Wei, this year’s recipients of the IELTS Prize from Taiwan. British Council is very happy to support IELTS test takers to achieve their higher education study goals. Through the IELTS Prize, we make access easier to world-class educational institutions. I wish this year’s prize winners the very best as they develop their skills and knowledge, immerse themselves in new cultures, and become part of a global IELTS community.’

Applicants from Taiwan who wish to find out more information about the prize, the application process, and review frequently asked questions should visit https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/take-ielts/study-work-abroad/ielts-prize

Notes to Editor

About IELTS   

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration. More than 11,500 organisations globally trust IELTS. These organisations include educational institutions, employers, governments and professional bodies.     

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. Find out more about IELTS here: www.ielts.org   

About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We support peace and prosperity by building connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and countries worldwide. We do this through our work in arts and culture, education and the English language. We work with people in over 200 countries and territories and are on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2021-22 we reached 650 million people.