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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Award Scheme for the 2019/2020 academic session.
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.
1.1 Applications are open to citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member countries.
The following are the programes offered and their qualifications:
Programmes offered, entry qualifications and any further information are available from the following websites:
i) Universiti Brunei Darussalam – www.ubd.edu.bn
ii) Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali– www.unissa.edu.bn
iii) Universiti Teknologi Brunei– www.utb.edu.bn
iv) Politeknik Brunei – www.pb.edu.bn
DOwnload forms here
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 (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: