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Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2023/2024 for International Students


Applications are invited for Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships 2023/2024, available for foreign students to study at the University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali University [UNISSA], Brunei Institute of Technology [ITB] and Politeknik Brunei (PB)in Brunei. These scholarships are awarded to the students of ASEAN, OIC, Commonwealth Member Countries and others. The scholarship award is normally tenable for the duration of the programme.


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 the following:

  • 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 the ASEAN region and BND500.00 to the non-ASEAN region.

  • Accommodation at the respective institution's 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 hospital, 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 should be borne by the scholars themselves.


  • 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 study in Brunei Darussalam by a qualified medical practitioner registered with any Government Authority(ies) before arrival in Brunei Darussalam. The applicant will bear any and all costs incurred in obtaining this certification.

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-25 for Undergraduate and Diploma programmes and must not exceed 35 for Postgraduate Master’s Degree programmes on the 31st of July 2023.

  • The award is NOT eligible for Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.


15th February 2023, not later than 1600 hrs (Brunei time).

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