Fully Funded to Brunei: Government of ​Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2019/2020 for Foreign Students

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Fully Funded to Brunei: Government of ​Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2019/2020 for Foreign Students

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship under the above Scholarship Award Scheme for the 2019/2020 academic session.

Application Deadline: 1600 hrs (Brunei time) on 28 February 2019.

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),

·       Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA),

·       OR, Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) and

·       Politeknik Brunei (PB).

The academic year commences July/August 2019.


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

1.2   Applicants should have nomination by their Government.

1.3    Applicants must have certification for medically fitness to undertake the scholarship and to study in Brunei Darussalam, by a medical practitioner who has qualification and is registered with any Government Authority(ies) prior to arrival in Brunei Darussalam.  Any and all costs for obtaining this certification is by the applicant.

1.4    Applicants must be, between the ages of 18-25 for Undergraduate and Diploma programmes and must not exceed the age of 35 for Postgraduate Master’s Degree programmes on the 31st July 2019

1.5    The award is NOT eligible to Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.

The general terms and conditions are as follows:

3.1    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 programme

ii)     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;

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 his country of origin/country of domicile upon completion of the programme, 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;

Application forms can be downloaded from the following link: APPLICATION FORM 2019/2020

Completed application forms are to be emailed to the following address: applyBDGS2019@mfa.gov.bn

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Government of ​Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2019/2020


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