Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships 2023/2024 for Foreign Nationals (Fully Funded)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarship within the framework of the Scholarship Award Scheme for the academic period 2023/2024. International students from eligible nationalities are invited to apply.

Applicable in Brunei Darussalam, the scholarship award provides applicants with the opportunity to undertake Diploma, Undergraduate and Post Graduate Diploma in any of the selected higher education institutions in Brunei Darussalam.


Scholarship Sponsors: Government of Brunei Darussalam

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host institutions: Higher education institutions in Brunei Darussalam

Scholarship Worth: See scholarship benefits (below)

Number of awards: It is not specified

Level of education: Undergraduate Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


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ELIGIBILITY | Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships 2023/2024

The prize is open to foreign nationals only, Permanent Residents of Brunei Darussalam are NOT eligible for this prize. To be eligible, applicants must

  • Not to exceed the 25th year for Undergraduate and Diploma programs and the 35th year for Postgraduate Graduate Programs on the first day of July of the year of commencement of the course/programme.
  • Be proficient in English with a Credit 6 in the GCE ‘O’ Level Examination or Grade ‘C’ in IGCSE English (as a second language) or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a minimum TOEFL score of 550.

Participating agencies:

The programs offered, entry qualifications and any further information are available from the websites of the participating institutions as follows.

Scholarship benefits

The scholarship recipient will be facilitated with the scholarship benefits as follows:

  • exemption from tuition fees, including admission, examination, registration and guidance fees for the duration of the programme;
  • an economy class air ticket to Brunei Darussalam from the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/country of residence before the start of the course and an economy class air ticket from Brunei Darussalam to the recipient’s country of origin/country of residence after the completion of the course;
  • monthly personal allowance BND$500.00;
  • monthly meal allowance BND$150.00;
  • annual book allowance BND$600.00;
  • accommodation in the residential school of the University/Polytechnic.
  • baggage allowance for sending the scholarship recipient’s personal belongings to the country of origin/country of residence upon completion of the program, up to a maximum amount of:
  • BND$250.00 to a country within the ASEAN region. the
  • BND$500.00 to a country outside the ASEAN region.
  • comprehensive insurance for the duration of the Scholarship.

Application Procedures

Application deadline: February 15, 2023

Visit the Official Website for more details

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