The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Scheme for the 2022/2023 academic session.
Tenable in Brunei Darussalam, the scholarship award provides applicants with the opportunity to undertake a Diploma, Undergraduate Degree, and Postgraduate Master’s Degree at any of the following institutions of higher education:
Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD)
Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB)
Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA)
Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB)
Politeknik Brunei (PB)
Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Summary
Host: Government of Brunei
Study Abroad: Study in Asia
Category: Undergraduate Scholarships | Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships
Eligible Countries: All Countries
Reward: Full Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2022
Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Details:
Programs offered, entry qualifications and any further information are available from the following websites:
Universiti Brunei Darussalam – www.ubd.edu.bn
Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali – www.unissa.edu.bn
Universiti Teknologi Brunei – www.utb.edu.bn
Politeknik Brunei – www.pb.edu.bn
Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship requirements:
Applications are open to citizens of ASEAN, Commonwealth, and OIC member countries, among others.
Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 25 for undergraduate and diploma programs and must not exceed 35 years for postgraduate master’s programs as of July 31, 2022.
The prize is NOT eligible for permanent residents of Brunei Darussalam.
Scholarship Duration and Reward
The scholarship recipient will be facilitated with the benefits of the scholarship as follows:
I} exemption from paying tuition fees including acceptance, examination, registration, and orientation fees for the duration of the program;
ii} an economy class air ticket to Brunei Darussalam from the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/ country of domicile before the commencement of the course and an economy class air ticket from Brunei Darussalam to the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/country of domicile upon completion of the course;
iii} a monthly personal allowance of BND $500.00;
iv} a monthly meals allowance of BND$150.00
v} an annual book allowance of BND$600.00;
vi} accommodation at the residential college of the University/ Polytechnic;
vii} baggage allowance for shipment of the scholarship recipient’s personal effects to the country of origin/country of domicile upon completion of the program, at a maximum amount of:
BND$250.00 to a country within the ASEAN region; or
BND$500.00 to a country outside the ASEAN region;
viii} Comprehensive insurance for the whole duration of the Scholarship. Scholarship recipients are, however, urged to obtain additional insurance before traveling to Brunei Darussalam and for the whole duration of the Scholarship at their own expense.
The recipient of a scholarship is required to:
comply with all rules and regulations underlying this Scholarship;
abide by the rules and regulations of their University/Polytechnic;
respect the customs, culture, and official religion of Brunei Darussalam;
obey all laws and regulations of Brunei Darussalam;
refrain from participating in political activities;
undergo health examinations in Brunei Darussalam if deemed necessary by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
3.6 Upon completion of the program, the scholarship recipient will be required to leave Brunei Darussalam with immediate effect.
Method of Application
Application forms can be downloaded from the following link:
4.2 Application forms must be duly completed and endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the National Focal Point for scholarships of the applicant’s country.
4.3 Applicants are required to submit a security clearance statement from their National Security Agency(ies)/ Police Station (i.e. a statement/ report certifying that applicants are clear from any civil and criminal charges).
4.4 Completed application forms are to be emailed to the following address: email@example.com
(NOTE: Maximum size allowed for e-mail and attachment files is 10MB)
Please take note, all application forms and supporting documents are to be submitted in Word Document / PDF / JPG format (compressed ( .zip ) folder)
Applicants applying for the University Brunei Darussalam scholarship must also complete an online application through https://apply.ubd.edu.bn/orbeon/uis-welcome/
4.5 Incomplete application forms will not be considered.
The closing date for the reception of completed application forms, together with certified copies of relevant certificates and documents is, not later than 1600 hrs (Brunei time) on 15 February 2022.
4.7 An applicant may be required to appear for an interview at such place(s) as may be determined by the institutions offering the programs, and to sit for a written examination to assess the applicant’s proficiency in the English/ Malay/ Arabic Language (where applicable).
4.8 The Government of Brunei Darussalam reserves the right to reject any applications. The decision on the selection of candidates is final.
Any disputes or inquiries about the decision made will not be entertained. Only successful applicants will be notified via e-mail.