2016/2017 Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships to Foreign Students (Fully Funded)


Application Deadline:9th January 2016.

 The Government of Brunei Darussalam is offering annual scholarships under a special scholarship award scheme, for the 2016/2017 academic session. Tenable in Brunei Darussalam, the aim of the scholarship awards is to provide applicants, with the opportunity to study at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA] and Brunei Institute of Technology [ITB].

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be citizens of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and others are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 25 for undergraduate programmes and not exceed 35 for postgraduate programmes on the 31 July 2016.
  • The award is not eligible, to Brunei Permanent Residents and foreigners residing in Brunei Darussalam.

Scholarship Worth:

The scholars are exempted from paying tuition fees and other appropriate compulsory fees as determined by the university for the duration of the programme.

  • One return economy class air-ticket for the most economically viable route to Brunei Darussalam will be determined by the Brunei Darussalam Government. No additional assistance will be provided towards other travel expenses.

Allowances payable will include:

  • Monthly personal allowance of BND500.00
  • Annual Book Allowance BND600.00
  • Monthly food allowance of BND150.00
  • Upon completion of the program, Baggage allowance to a maximum institution of BND250.00 to ASEAN region and BND500.00 to non ASEAN region.
  • An accommodation at respective institution residential college is provided. If the scholar opts not to live in the provided accommodation, no additional allowance will be given in the lieu of board and transport
  • Outpatient medical and/or dental treatment is at any Brunei government hospitals, However an administrative charge is payable for each consultation with the government general practitioner or specialist.
  • Should the scholar seek further medical or dental treatments at any private hospital or clinic, all expenses are to be borne by scholars themselves.

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.


Application Forms can be obtained from the Brinei Darussalam Foreign Missions and representatives of Brunei Darussalam or from the following address:

Technical Assistance Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Bandar Seri Begawan BD2710
Brunei Darussalam
[email protected]

  • Download the Application Form
  • Three (3) copies of the application form and three (3) copies of the supporting documents must be submitted to Technical Assistant Division or the Brunei Mission in your country of origin or the closest Brunei Darussalam Mission to the country of origin
  • The application form and supporting documents must be of A4 size and printed on 1 side.
  • Candidate applying to Universiti Brunei Darussalam must also complete online application through https://apply.ubd.edu.bn/orbeon/uis-welcome/

Submission Deadline:

Complete application forms together with certified copies of relevant certificates and documents must reach the Technical Assistant Division not later than 9th January 2016.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2016/2017 Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships to Foreign Students 


  1. Kindly let me know if there is a masters programme in mechanical engineering or energy that I can apply.
    Warm regards.

    • Commen which time will one to star adimission of brunei darussalam government scholarship 2016/2017 but you have submit all my document snice plases sir comfrm that government scholarship is star sir by which time will one to star the adimision

    • Salam my name is mehwish samrat i want to apply brunei scholarship 2017 but on 4th january 2017 i will be 25 years old and in the form eligibilty age is between 18 to 25 for graduation can i apply for LLB

  2. Comment:thats good thing that you are doing for us the students who have passion to go ahead with education to have opportunities. I am ordinary Malawian who has the following professional qualifications,certificate of education and diploma in procurement and supply but am looking for scholarship to pursue logistic and supplychain management.

  3. am in SOmalia how can i effectivelly persue my application to the Durasalam government without halt, because there is no center of brunei darasalam in somalia.

  4. Comment:want to apply for master degree and am from Malawi. Help me, I don’t know if we have Brunei Mission in Malawi. Please help with the information

  5. Comment:I am from Zanzibar , I have certificate of secondary education so help me l need to continue with my education in Brunei

  6. am from nigeria i have a secondary certificate but i dont have anybody to stand for me to continue with my B.sc.please help me…i want to go to school.

  7. I am Amerodin from oppressed southern Mindanao Phillipines, i am a Bangsamoro. i am very much willing to to contenue masteral degree. I graduated as BA International Relations. I » m already 37 years old. Can I contenue to study in your school?

  8. Assalamu alaikum,i am from nigeria i really have intension to study at brunie, pls how can i submit my document.

  9. Assalamu alaikum.I am Zaid Musa Usman from nigeria.I have check for the Brunei mission/embassy in nigeria and I found none.so how can I submit my application and other supporting Document? or can I send them through DHL? thank you I wish ti be hear from you.

  10. Salam, Aminu Adamu is my name from Nigeria , i wish to undergo my PhD programmein the universi. ty but need more details

  11. Please when is the next scholarship for Masters programme? I want my son who is 27 years old to apply.
    Please your response is needed soon.
    Thank you very much,
    Mrs B Yusuf,
    ( from Nigeria).

  12. Assalam Alaikum I am a Ugandan but I leave in Turkey, I am also interested in this scholarship programme. So please l am kindly requesting for some help.

  13. Assalamu alaikum,i am from Cameroon.ii would like the scholarship to study in Brunei in May I do not know what made my case?thanks…

  14. Assalamu alaikum, i am from Cameroon.i would like the scholarship to study in Brunei in May I do not know what made my case ? thanks. . .

  15. Salamu alaikum . I would like to apply for studying at Brunei Universities but my country is not eligible . I am from Niger .
    thanks !

  16. Assalamu alaikum iam from srilanka. i complete my master degree here.now i want finish my higher education plz help me. Jazakalhulhair

  17. Assalamu alaikum I am from Nigeria, I pray Allah to assist the grate couontry of Burnei and entire umma of the country more than your assistance to other countries JAZAAKUMULLAHU KHAIRAN. Please I have complete my H.I.S that is Higher Islamic Studies in Nigeria. I need your help to continior my digree in Burnei thank you.

  18. I have already applied this.If u dont mind can I know when it will announce. I have applied fir undergraduate medical course.

  19. Assalamu alaikum. I’m Nigerian, but I’m studying in cavendish university uganda third year final semester, bsc. science in infomation technology, can I apply for year 2017-2018? If I can please I’m waiting for your feedback. Thanks may ALLAH subhanahu wata’ala protect Brunei againts evils AMEEN.

  20. Mashallah, fal’hamdulilah, really it’s a great opportunity, May ALLAH Reward the country of Brunei for the opportunities to serve knowledge. Am a Ugandan, completed my degree, I love so much to also to join master program, humbly I seek for your help. Thanks.


  22. Assalamamu alaikum I am hassan auwal from nigeria.am really interested to study in brunei may God Almighty help us amin

  23. Comment:assalamu alaikum wa rahamatullhi wabarakatuhu all people’s of Brunei. my name is usman Muhammad usman from Nigeria kano state. I really interested to study in Brunei my Allah almighty help me. the king of Brunei sultan help me thanks may Allah subhanahu wata’ala protect Brunei against evils ameen . phone number 07062444846

  24. Assalam Alykum my Name is Yussuf Hussein from Zanzibar, Tanzania i finished my Bachelor Degree of Computer Science, i need continue Master of Computer Science in Brunei so i need information about this.

  25. assalamu alaikum my name is muhammad bappayo malumri from nigeria want apply for burnei scholarship for postgraduate 2017 i need to kow when the application to be start

  26. ASSALAMU ALIKUM my name is noman from bangladesh . I want to apply brunei for scholarship 2017.I do not know how to apply brunei for schorlarship.please give me imformation.

  27. Aslam. My name is Abdulrazaq and am making an enquiry on how to apply for scholarship of brunei darussalsm government scholarship

  28. Please, I want to know when will you offer the next 2017/18 master Scholarship? my self I want to apply for that opportunity.


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