Brunei Darussalam Government Foreign Students Scholarships 2018-2019

Post Date: 10-01-2018

Brunei Darussalam Government Foreign Students Scholarships 2018-2019: The Government of Brunei Darussalam; Ministry of Foreign & Trade invite applications for 2018-2019 academic session scholarships from foreign students to study at any one of the following institutions of higher education:

1- Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD)

2- Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA)

3- Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB)

4- Politeknik Brunei (PB)

The academic year commences July/August 2018.

Scholarships Award:

  • Exemption from paying tuition fees including acceptance, examination, registration and orientation fees for the duration of the program.
  • Economy class air-ticket to Brunei Darussalam from the scholarship recipient’s country of origin.
  • iii)    a monthly personal allowance of BND$500.00;
  • Monthly meals allowance of BND$150.00.
  • Annual book allowance of BND$600.00.
  •  Free Accomidation
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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 programs and must not exceed the age of 35 for postgraduate programs on the 31st July 2018.
  • The award is NOT eligible to Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.

Scholarships Entry Requirements:

Scholarships requirements are available from the following websites:

i)     Universiti Brunei Darussalam –

ii)    Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali –

iii)    Universiti Teknologi Brunei –

iv)    Politeknik Brunei –


Download APPLICATION FORM 2018-2019

  • 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:

Applicants applying to Univeristy Brunei Darussalam must also complete an online application through:


  •  Not later than 1600 hrs (Brunei time) on 28 February 2018.

Click here for:Admission and/or Scholarship Application Process

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