The Government of Brunei Darussalam is offering annual scholarships for foreign students to study at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA] and Brunei Institute of Technology [ITB] in Brunei. These scholarships are awarded to the students of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and others. These are awarded for pursuing HND (Higher National Diploma), undergraduate, master’s, master’s by research and doctoral program in various disciplines. The scholarship award is normally tenable for the duration of the programme. These scholarships are for the academic session 2013/14.
Study Subject(s): This scholarship is available for studying various courses offered by the UBD, UNISSA and ITB.
Course Level: This
scholarship is available for pursuing HND (Higher National Diploma),
undergraduate, master, master’s by research and doctoral program.
Scholarship Provider: Brunei Darussalam Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Brunei
must be citizens of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and
others and must be between the ages of 18 – 25 for undergraduate
programmes and not exceed 35 for postgraduate programmes at the
commencement of the academic session for which they are applying for
-The award is not eligible, to Brunei Permanent Residents
and foreigners residing in Brunei Darussalam for more than three
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and others can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: With His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam’s consent, the Government of Brunei
Darussalam is offering annual scholarships under a special scholarship
award scheme, for the 2013/2014 academic session. Tenable in Brunei
Darussalam, the aim of the scholarship awards is to provide applicants,
with the opportunity to study at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD],
Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA] and Brunei Institute of
Duration of award(s): The
scholarship award is normally tenable for the minimum period required to
obtain the specific degree which is four years for a first degree with
honours , one to two years for a master’s degree, three years for a
doctoral degree at UBD, UNISSA and ITB, two and a half years for HND at
ITB, three years for diploma of health sciences at UBD, all on a full
What does it cover? -The scholars are
exempted from paying the tuition fees and other appropriate compulsory
fees determined by the university for the duration of the programme.
-An economy class air-ticket for the most economically viable route to
Brunei Darussalam from the scholar’s country of origin prior to the
commencement of the course will be provided by the government of Brunei
Darussalam through the Brunei Mission abroad. Any claims made by the
scholar for the cost of air tickets which they had purchased on their
without prior consent of the Brunei Mission abroad will not be
accepted. Upon completion of the programme scholar may apply for an
economy class air ticket from Brunei Darussalam to the scholar’s country
of origin. No additional assistance will be provided towards other
-Allowances payable will include:
-Monthly personal allowance of BND500.00
-Annual Book Allowance BND600.00
-Monthly food allowance of BND150.00
-Baggage allowance maximum institution of BND250.00 to ASEAN region and
BND500.00 to non ASEAN region upon completion of the programme only.
-An accommodation at respective institution residential college is
provided. If the scholar opts not to live in the provided accommodation,
no additional allowance will be given in the lieu of board and
-Only outpatient medical and/or dental treatment received
at any Brunei government hospitals are complimentary. An administration
charge will however be payable for every consultation with the
government general practitioner or specialist. Should the scholar seek
further medical or dental treatments at any private hospital or clinic,
all expenses are to be borne by scholars themselves.
How to Apply: The
application form and supporting documents must be of A4 size and
printed on 1 side and then must be duly completed and endorsed by the
relevant authorities of the applicant’s country of origin. E.g.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the relevant agency responsible for the
Brunei Darussalam Scholarship offers. 3 copies of the application form
and 3 copies of the supporting documents must be submitted to Technical
Assistant Division or the Brunei Mission in your country of origin or
the closet Brunei Darussalam Mission to the country of origin.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Complete application
forms together with certified copies of relevant certificates and
documents must reach the Technical Assistant Division not later than
14th February 2013.
Further Scholarship Information and Application