Brunei Darussalam Scholarship to Foreign Students 2021/22 (Fully Funded)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites applications for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship under the above Scholarship Award Scheme for the 2021/2022 academic session.

Tenable in Brunei Darussalam, the scholarship award provides applicants with the opportunity to undertake Diploma, Undergraduate Degree and Postgraduate Master’s Degree at any one of the following institutions of higher education:

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

The scholarship recipient will be facilitated with the benefits of the scholarship as follows:

  • exemption from paying tuition fees including acceptance, examination, registration and orientation fees for the duration of the programme;
  • comprehensive insurance cover for the whole duration of the Scholarship
  • an economy class air-ticket to Brunei Darussalam from the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/ country of domicile prior to 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;
  • 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 effects to his country of origin/country of domicile upon completion of the programme, at a maximum amount of:
  1. BND$250.00 to a country within the ASEAN region; or
  2. BND$500.00 to a country outside the ASEAN region;636

Applications are open to citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member countries.

A scholarship recipient is required to:

  • conform to all the rules and regulations underlying this Scholarship
  • abide by the rules and regulations of his University/ Polytechnic;
  • respect the customs, culture and official religion of Brunei Darussalam;
  • obey all the laws and regulations of Brunei Darussalam;
  • refrain from engaging in political activities;
  • undergo health screening in Brunei Darussalam if deemed necessary by the Ministry of Foreign Affair.
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Application Process
  • 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.
  • Applicants are required to also 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).
  • Completed application forms are to be emailed to the following address:

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021.

For more information and application, visit the official site.