Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships for Foreign Students


The Government of Brunei Darussalam through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is offering annual scholarships, the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship to Foreign Students Tenable in Brunei Darussalam, under a special scholarship scheme for foreign students to study at selected universities.

For the 2017/2018 academic session, the scholarship awards will provide applicants the opportunity to study at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA], Brunei Institute of Technology [ITB] and Politeknik Brunei (PB).

The Government of Brunei now calls on all foreign students (from outside Brunei) in all academic disciplines to apply for its Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships. These scholarship call is for the academic session 2017/18. Application should be submitted till March 2017.


Eligibility includes:

  • Applications are open to citizens of, but NOT limited to, ASEAN, OIC, and Commonwealth Member Countries.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-25 for undergraduate programs and not exceeding the age of 35 for postgraduate programmes on the 31st of July 2017
  • The award is NOT eligible to Brunei Permanent Residents and foreigners residing in Brunei Darussalam

These scholarships are awarded for pursuing HND (Higher National Diploma), undergraduate, master’s, master’s by research and doctoral program in various disciplines. Scholarship award is normally tenable for the duration of the programme.

Method of Application
Application forms may be obtained from Brunei Darussalam Foreign Missions, Representatives of Brunei Darussalam, or from the Technical Assistant Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Brunei Darussalam. You may also download it from the official website (link is below). The mode of applying is by email. Candidates applying to Universiti Brunei Darussalam must also complete an online application through here
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.

The closing date for reception of completed application forms, together with certified copies of relevant certificates and documents, is not later than 1600hrs (Brunei time) on 13th March 2017.

Brunei, officially the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace, is a sovereign state located on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Southeast Asia.

Application Deadline: 13 March 2017

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