Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship 2024/2025 (Fully Funded)

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • Brunei, Brunei
  • Apply Before : February 15, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 1207
  • Degree BachelorMaster
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSOther
  • Fields of study All Subjects
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The Brunei Darussalam Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepts applications for government scholarships under the scholarship above award scheme for the academic year 2024–2025. Candidates may pursue a diploma, an undergraduate degree, or a postgraduate master’s degree using the scholarship grant, valid in Brunei Darussalam.

Key Details

Offered by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Brunei Darussalam

Host Institute: University Brunei Darussalam (UBD)

Level of study: Diploma, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degree

Application Deadline: February 15, 2024

Academic Year Start Date: July or August 2024

Eligible Nations: International

Funding Type: Fully funded

Funding Duration: 1 Year

Host Universities, Fields of Study, and Entry Qualifications: 

The fields of study and entrance requirements vary depending on the host university and are available through the links below.

Benefits of the Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship

The following are the benefits that will be provided to the scholarship recipient for the academic year 2024-25:

  • Tuition expenses, such as admission, examination, registration, and orientation fees, are waived for the duration of the program.
  • Tickets for a round-trip flight in economy.
  • A BND 500 per month personal allowance
  • A BND 150 weekly meal allowance
  • A BND 600 book allowance per year
  • Housing at the Polytechnic Institute’s residential college.
  • Baggage allowance, up to a maximum of BND$250 to a destination inside the ASEAN nations; BND$500 to a country outside the ASEAN countries, for the transportation of the scholarship recipient’s personal belongings to their home country when the program is finished;
  • The scholarship is responsible for securing additional insurance for their travel to Brunei Darussalam and throughout the scholarship at their own expense.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be between 18 and 25 for Bachelor’s and Diploma programs.
  • For Postgraduate Master’s Degree programs, applicants must be under 35 on July 1, 2024.
  • Permanent residents of Brunei Darussalam or international students who have resided in Burnai are not eligible for the award.
  • Possess a Credit 6 in English at the GCE “O” Level, a Grade “C” in English (as a Second Language) at the IGCSE, an IELTS score of 6.0, or a TOEFL minimum score of 550.

Terms and Conditions

  • You will get full insurance coverage for the whole scholarship length. Before their trip to Brunei Darussalam and throughout the scholarship time, scholarship winners are strongly encouraged to get supplemental insurance.
  • This scholarship shall not be held concurrently with another scholarship, fellowship, grant, or loan without the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s permission. The scholarship may be promptly withdrawn or revoked if it is discovered that the beneficiary is holding another scholarship, fellowship, grant, or loan without the Ministry’s prior written consent.
  • Family members are not allowed to accompany the scholarship recipient.
  • The scholarship recipient is not allowed to bring any family members. The scholarship recipient will not be paid a marriage or child allowance, and no accommodation will be provided for any accompanying spouse, child, or children.
  • During the Scholarship duration, a scholarship recipient is not permitted to work or serve on the staff of any country’s representative goal in Brunei Darussalam.

Points to be considered by applicants

  • Respect all the guidelines and requirements that apply to this scholarship.
  • Observe the guidelines set forth by his institution or polytechnic.
  • Be respectful of the traditions, culture, and religion of Brunei Darussalam.
  • Observe all rules and legislation that apply in Brunei Darussalam.
  • Electoral politics should be avoided.
  • If the Ministry of Foreign Affairs determines it is required, you must go through a health check in Brunei Darussalam.
  • Upon program completion, the scholarship winner must return to their place of origin.

Required Documents:

  • Filled Application Form
  • True copies of academic credentials and other supporting documentation that have been certified (i.e., certificates, testimonials, transcripts).
  • For supporting papers not in English, certified English translations must be presented.
  • Referee references and recommendations.(C1 & C2 Form)
  • Birth certificate and passport certified as authentic copies.

How to Apply?

Complete the online Application Form at the link below to submit your application.


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  • Applicants interested in Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) must additionally fill out an online application here.
  • Applicants interested in Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) must also complete an online application here.

For any additional inquiries, please reach out to us at Visit the official website of the Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship for more information.

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