31 July 2019.



(Fully Funded)


Universiti Brunei Darussalam – UBD Graduate Scholarship

The UBD Graduate Scholarship (UGS) is awarded to outstanding scholars, students, and professionals to undertake graduate study and advanced research in Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The scholarship provides Bruneian and non-Bruneian candidates the unique opportunity to pursue their academic and research goals and network extensively with international researchers.

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This scholarship is offered by Universiti Brunei Darussalam to outstanding students who are interested in pursuing their studies in the Doctor of Philosophy level after achieving excellence in their Master’s degree. This is a very competitive scholarship and applicants with academic talents and caliber are highly encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts & Social Sciences
  • Business & Economics
  • Science
  • Health Sciences
  • Brunei Studies
  • Education
  • Islamic Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Integrated Technologies
  • Advance Materials and Energy Studies
  • Policy Studies

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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

36 months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Has at least a first class honors Bachelor degree with a distinction in Master degree or equivalent qualification.
  • A second class upper honors Bachelor degree and a Master degree with a good publication record from and after undertaking the Master degree or equivalent qualification.
  • A high quality and impact research proposal.
  • Fit to pursue studies in the area of choice.
  • For all programmes, applicants must have at least a credit 6 in English Language at GCE ‘O’ Level Examination or a grade ‘B’ in IGCSE English (as a Second Language) or an IELTS score of 6.0 or a TOEFL minimum overall score of 550.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Waived tuition fees, including registration and acceptance fees at Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
  • A subsistence allowance of BND 500.00 per month for 36 months.
  • On-campus accommodation for 36 months.
  • For candidates not residing in Brunei Darussalam, one round trip economy class air ticket will be provided from their home country upon accepting the scholarship and to their home country upon completion of their studies.
  • Allowances for field research (BND 1000.00 for Arts and Humanities, and BND 2000.00 for Science candidates)

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the application here.

Second Step: Upload the following documents in a PDF form:

  • International passport.
  • Certified true copies of academic certificates [O Level, A Level, HND etc], including university transcripts (where applicable) and  English proficiency qualification [IELTS, TOEFL, BEC, etc].
  • For international applicants: a security clearance letter from the country of origin.
  • For in-service applicants working in the private sector and Government sector (excluding Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs): a letter of permission from the employer.
  • Certified English translation must be submitted for document that are not in the English language.

Third Step: Confirm the information you provided and submit your application.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Maria Medhat / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Belkis Ghedir / Tunisia
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