Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships for Diploma, Bachelor and Master Degrees



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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
الحمد والشكر لله تبارك وتعالى، وصلى الله وسلم على المصطفى محمد وعلى اله وصحبه أجمعين

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite foreign students to apply for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship program for the 2022/2023 academic session. The scholarship award gives accepted applicants the opportunity to undertake a Diploma, Bachelor's and Master's degree at one of the following Brunei Darussalam higher education institutions:

· University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD)
· Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB)
· Sultan Syarif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA)
· Brunei University of Technology (UTB)
· Brunei Polytechnic (PB)

The school year starts July/August 2022.

Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships for Diploma, Bachelor and Master Degrees
Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships for Diploma, Bachelor and Master Degrees

APPROPRIATENESS

1. Applications are open to citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member countries.
2. Applicants must be between 18-25 years of age for Bachelor and Diploma programs and must not exceed 35 years of age for Masters programs by 31 July 2022.
3. Awards are NOT eligible for Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.

PROGRAMS OFFERED AND ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

Programs offered, entry qualifications and further information are available from the following websites:

i) Universiti Brunei Darussalam – www.ubd.edu.bn

Undergraduate Programs

a) Bachelor of Arts
In the following majors:
• Geography, Environment & Development Studies;
• History and International Studies;
• Sociology & Anthropology;
• English Studies;
• Malay Language & Linguistics;
• Malay Literature;
• Design & Creative Industries.
b) Bachelor of Science
In the following majors:
• Applied Physics;
• Biology;
• Chemistry;
• Mathematics;
• Geology
c) Bachelor of Business
In the following majors:
• Business Administration;
• Economics;
• Accounting & Finance;
• Entrepreneurship
d) Bachelor of Engineering
In the following concentrations:
• Energy Systems Engineering;
• Information and Communication Systems Engineering;
• Manufacturing Systems Engineering
e) Bachelor of Health Science
In the following majors:
• Biomedical Science;
• Pharmacy;
• Nursing/Midwifery
f) Bachelor of Digital Science
In the following majors:
• Computer Science;
• Data Science;
• Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Robotics
• Cybersecurity & Forensics

Master Programs

a) Master by Coursework:
UBD School of Business & Economics
▪ Business Administration
▪ Management
▪ Logistics
▪ Applied Economics
▪ Islamic Finance
Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Saadatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Science
▪ Public Health
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education
▪ Counselling
Faculty of Science
▪ Petroleum Geosciences
b) Master by Research:
Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
▪ Anthropology 
▪ Art 
▪ English Literature 
▪ English Language and Linguistics 
▪ Environmental Studies 
▪ Geography 
▪ History 
▪ Malay Language and Linguistics 
▪ Malay Literature 
▪ Sociology 
▪ Professional Communication and the Media
UBD School of Business & Economics
▪ Management 
▪ Economics 
▪ Finance
Faculty of Science
▪ Biodiversity 
▪ Biology 
▪ Biotechnology 
▪ Chemistry 
▪ Mathematics 
▪ Applied Physics 
▪ Geosciences
Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Saadatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Science
▪ Biomedical Sciences 
▪ Clinical Sciences 
▪ Nursing 
▪ Midwifery 
▪ Public Health 
Academy of Brunei Studies
▪ Brunei Studies 
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education
▪ Education 
Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies
▪ Islamic Civilisation and Contemporary Issues
Faculty of Integrated Technologies
▪ Chemical Engineering
▪ Systems Engineering
Centre for Advanced Materials and Energy Studies
▪ Energy Studies
▪ Material Science
Institute of Policy Studies
▪ Islamic Governance
Institute of Asian Studies
▪ Asian Studies
School of Digital Science
▪ Computer Science

A detailed description of the program can be read here

ii) Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan – www.kupu-sb.edu.bn

Several programs related to Islamic studies are available at this university. Read more here

iii) Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University – www.unissa.edu.bn

Several programs related to Islamic studies are also available at this university. Read more here

iv) Universiti Teknologi Brunei – www.utb.edu.bn

A detailed description of the program can be read here

v) Brunei Polytechnic – www.pb.edu.bn

A detailed description of the program can be read here

*only programs offered under the BDGS Scholarship as per the scholarship information for the 2022/2023 Academic Year.

SCHOLARSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Scholarship terms and conditions will be awarded to successful applicants who will be awarded the scholarship. Declarations will be required to be signed as confirmation of understanding and acceptance of the terms and conditions upon receipt of the scholarship.

The terms and conditions include the following:

1. Scholarship recipients will be facilitated with the following scholarship benefits:
i) exemption from paying tuition fees including admission, examination, registration and orientation fees during the programme;
ii) economy class airfare to Brunei Darussalam from the country of origin/country of domicile of the scholarship recipient before the course starts and to the country of origin/country of domicile of the scholarship recipient after completing the course;
iii) monthly personal allowance of BND 500;
iv) monthly meal allowance of BND 150;
v) annual book allowance of BND 600;
vi) accommodation in University/Polytechnic college dormitories;
vii) baggage allowance for the delivery of the scholarship recipient's personal belongings to the country of origin/country of domicile after completing the program, with a maximum amount of:
· BND 250 to countries in the ASEAN region; or
· BND 500 to countries outside the ASEAN region;
viii) comprehensive insurance for the entire duration of the Scholarship. Scholarship recipients, however, are required to have additional insurance before travelling to Brunei Darussalam and for the duration of the Scholarship at their own expense.

2. This scholarship may not be awarded in conjunction with other scholarships, fellowships, grants or loans without prior approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This scholarship may be terminated or revoked immediately if found to be so without the prior written approval of the Ministry.

3. Scholarship recipients are not recommended to bring family members during the Scholarship period. No marriage allowance or child support will be paid to scholarship recipients and no accommodation will be provided to accompanying spouses, children or children.

4. Scholarship recipients are not permitted to undertake paid work or serve as staff of any country mission representative in Brunei Darussalam during the scholarship period.

5. Scholarship recipients must:
i) comply with all rules and regulations underlying this Scholarship;
ii) comply with University/Polytechnic rules;
iii) respecting the customs, culture and official religion of Brunei Darussalam;
iv) comply with all Brunei Darussalam laws and regulations;
v) refrain from engaging in political activities;
vi) undergo a medical examination in Brunei Darussalam if deemed necessary by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

6. Upon completion of the program, scholarship recipients will be asked to leave Brunei Darussalam immediately.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE

1. The application form can be downloaded from the following link:

2. The application form must be completed and endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the National Focal Point for scholarships from the applicant's country.

3. Applicants are required to submit a security clearance statement from their National Security Agency/Police Station (ie a statement/report stating that the applicant is free from civil and criminal charges).

4. The completed application form must be sent by email to the following address:
applybdgs2022@mfa.gov.bn

(NOTE: The maximum allowed size for emails and attached files is 10MB)

Please note, all application forms and supporting documents must be submitted in Word / PDF / JPG Document format (compressed folder ( .zip ))

Applicants who apply to Universiti Brunei Darussalam must also complete an online application via https://apply.ubd.edu.bn/orbeon/uis-welcome/

5. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

6. The closing date for receipt of the completed application form together with certified copies of certificates and relevant documents, is no later than 16:00 (Brunei time) on 15 February 2022.

7. Applicants may be required to attend an interview at a venue determined by the institution offering the program and take a written examination to assess the applicant's proficiency in English/Malay/Arabic.

8. The Government of Brunei Darussalam reserves the right to refuse any application. The decision on the selection of candidates is final. Any disputes or questions relating to the decisions made will not be entertained. Only successful applicants will be notified by email.

9. For further inquiries, please contact:
Email: queryBDGS2022@mfa.gov.bn

Reference: PENT/BT:SCH/A/BDGS/1
Date: 15 December 2021

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

1. Registration Form (typed, not handwritten)
2. Recent photos
3. High school diploma/bachelor degree
4. High School / Undergraduate Transcript
5. The original translation of the document is not in English
6. Statement of Purpose / Motivation Letter (Page 6 of the form)
7. Birth Certificate
8. Passport
9. Free criminnal report
10. Two Letters of Recommendation (Pages 9-12)
11. Validation from Government (Pages 13-14)

Thus. May Allah give smoothness and ease for the fulfilment of Muslim's ideals that are in line with His pleasure... Ameen...

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January 29, 2021
Updated January 30, 2022

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