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Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship for Foreign Students, 2018-2019

Applications are invited for Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA] and Brunei Institute of Technology [ITB]. Applications are open for international students to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degree for 2018-19 academic year. These scholarships are awarded to the students of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and others.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 28 February 2018
Study in : Brunei 
Providers : Brunei Darussalam Government
Course Level : Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree
Field of Study : All subjects

Benefits for Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship:

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;

viii)  Comprehensive insurance cover for the whole duration of the Scholarship. The scholarship recipient is urged to obtain additional insurance prior to his travel to Brunei Darussalam and for the whole duration of the Scholarship at his own expense.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

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

Eligibility for Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Students of ASEAN (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam), OIC (Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen), Commonwealth Member Countries ((Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Montserrat, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and The Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Virgin Islands (British) and Zambia) and others can apply for the scholarships.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    Applications are open to citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member countries.
    Applicants should be nominated by their Government.
    Applicants must be certified to be medically fit to undertake the scholarship and to study in Brunei Darussalam, by a qualified medical practitioner who is registered with any Government Authority(ies) prior to arrival in Brunei Darussalam.  Any and all costs incurred in obtaining this certification are to be borne by the applicant.
    Applicants must be, between the ages of 18-25 for undergraduate and diploma programmes and must not exceed the age of 35 for postgraduate programmes on the 31st July 2018.
    The award is NOT eligible to Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.
  • English Language Requirements:  At least a credit six in english language at GCE ordinary level or a valid IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL minimum overall score 550 or its equivalent.


  1. Md. Anwar Hussain says:

    Assalamualaikum , this scholarship is a great oppurunities for us . Thanks and best regards brunei government .

  2. Abdullahi Hamisu says:

    Assalamu Alaikum.
    Dear Brunei scholarship community.
    You have to know that in my country Nigeria,
    The government nominating agency in Nigeria will not allow the eligible students from poor families to apply for this scholarships, no matter how students from poor family perform they never allow him/her to your scholarship.
    Because I witness last year.
    Pls if there is another I can send you my credentials so that you can see it.
    Thank you.

    • sclrship says:


      For your kind information, we are not scholarships authority. We just provide scholarships in different countries, nothing else.

      Just follow the post and apply there.

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