The IELTS partners (British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge Assessment English) are pleased to invite applications for funding to undertake research in relation to the IELTS. Research projects will be funded to a maximum of £45,000/AUS$70,000 and can last between one and two years, as appropriate to the scope of the research.

Research studies which fit within the following broad areas are particularly encouraged: (1) test development and validation; (2) contexts of test use; and (3) test impact. Consideration will also be given to other issues of current interest in relation to IELTS.

Applications should be submitted by June 30, 2018. For further details, please click here.