APPLY NOW! 2017/18 Government Of ​Brunei Darussalam Scholarships For Foreign Students

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is pleased to invite applications for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship under the above Scholarship Award Scheme for the 2017/2018 Academic Session.

Tenable in Universiti Brunei Darussalam, the scholarship award provides applicants with the opportunity to study at any of the following institutions of higher education:

  • Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD),
  • Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA)
  • Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB)
  • Politeknik Brunei (PB)




The Government of Brunei Darussalam will bear the following expenses:

  • Tuition Fees
  • An economy class air-ticket to Brunei Darussalam from the applicant’s country of origin and vice-versa upon completion of the programme.
  • A monthly personal allowance of BND 500.00
  • A monthly food allowance of BND 150.00
  • An annual book allowance of BND 600.00
  • Baggage allowance for shipment of your personal effects to your country of origin 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.
  • Accomodation at the residential college of the University/Polytechnic


  • 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 age of 18-25 for undergraduate and diploma programmes and must not exceed the age of 35 for postgraduate programmes on the 31s July 2017.
  • The award is NOT eligible to Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.

Eligible Regions: Open to all, but not limited to ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC members.



  • Application forms can be downloaded from the following link
  • 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 (ie a statement/report certifying that applicants are clear from any covol and criminal charges)
  • Completed application forms are to be emailed to the following address:   *Applicants applying to Universiti Brunei Darussalam must also complete an online application thorugh
  • Incomplete application forms will not be considered.
  • The closing date for the reception of completed application forms,together with certified copies of relevant certificates and documents is, not later than 1600 hours (Brunei Time) on 13 March 2017

Application Deadline: March 13, 2017



  1. Oumar DIALLO

    16 July, 2017 at 05:19

    Hello ! How are you ? I hope you are well !
    With your permission, I would like to introduce myself: I am Oumar Diallo, from Guinea Conakry. I applied for the Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship 2017-2018. I humbly wish to know when the results will be published.
    Wishing you good reception and hope to have a favorable outcome, I ask you to receive the expression of my distinguished sentiments.
    Best regards
    Oumar Diallo

  2. sadiq

    12 March, 2017 at 22:28

    my name is sadiq shehu a citizen of NIGERIA i’ m highly very excited about this information, but unfortunately i got short notice i can t meet the requirements at this narrow time is there any room for make up ? or till next year. and i love BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

    • Esther Agbonavbare

      15 March, 2017 at 09:31

      Hello Sadiq,

      You can apply next year, if you cannot meet to the application requirements before the deadline.

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