Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship (Deadline 28 Feb. 2019)


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam offers scholarships to international students to undertake Diploma, Undergraduate Degree and Postgraduate Master’s Degree programmes at institutions of higher education of Brunei Darussalam

Institutions of Study:

· Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD),
· Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA),
· Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and
· Politeknik Brunei (PB).


• Citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member countries;
• Between the ages of 18-25 for Undergraduate and Diploma programmes and not exceeding the age of 35 for Postgraduate Master’s Degree programmes on the 31st July 2019;
• Meet the entry requirements of institution of study:
– Universiti Brunei Darussalam –
– Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali –
– Universiti Teknologi Brunei–
– Politeknik Brunei –
• Certified to be medically fit by a qualified medical practitioner;

Value of Award:

• Exemption from paying tuition fees;
• An economy class air-ticket to and from Brunei Darussalam to the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/ country of domicile;
• A monthly personal allowance of BND$500.00;
• A monthly meals allowance of BND$150.00;
• An annual book allowance of BND$600.00;
• Accommodation at the residential college of the University/ Polytechnic;
• Baggage allowance for shipment of the scholarship recipient’s personal belongings to his country of origin/country of domicile upon completion of the programme, at a maximum amount of:
– BND$250 to a country within the ASEAN region; or
– BND$500 to a country outside the ASEAN region;
• Comprehensive insurance cover for the whole duration of the Scholarship.

Application & Enquiries:

For further information and application, refer to Download application form from this website and complete it and email to

Applications have to be endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the National Focal Point for scholarships of the applicant’s country. Applicants are also required to submit a security clearance statement from their National Security Agency(ies)/ Police Station to certify that they are clear from any civil and criminal charges.

Applicants applying to Univeristi Brunei Darussalam also are required to complete an online application to the university through

For further enquiries, please contact:
Technical Assistance Division
Department of Administration
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Bandar Seri Begawan BD2710
Brunei Darussalam
Tel: +673 2261177 ext. 163 / 310
Fax: + 673 2261250


Written by:
Ms Wee Hui Bieh, AFMSA, Feb. 2019

Information Source:
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brunei Darussalam Website

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