No. The scholarship once given is only for the up coming academic year. You cannot defer the scholarship. If your personal circumstances change to the extent that you consider deferring, please contact the British Council for the next step.
The Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme is being launched on 9 January 2013 and will be open to receive applications from qualified candidates until 13 February 2013. More information on the application process is available here – please hyperlink (http://tullowgroupscholarshipscheme.org/english/application-guidelines/eligibility-guidelines
The British Council will review all applications and will shortlist successful candidates that meet the selection criteria. Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo a series of psychometric, group assessment and interviews which will be conducted by the British Council. Successful candidates will be required to complete final interviews and pass IELTS testing before the awards are confirmed.