Deadline:

14 February 2020.

Location:

Brunei.

(Fully Funded)

Description

THE GOVERNMENT OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM SCHOLARSHIP 2020/2021

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite applications for the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship under the above Scholarship Award Scheme for the 2020 / 2021 academic session.

More Details

Tenable in Brunei Darussalam, the scholarship award provides applicants with the opportunity to undertake Diploma, Undergraduate Degree and Postgraduate Master’s Degree at any one of the following institutions of higher education:

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).

Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA).

Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB).

Politeknik Brunei (PB).

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Arts
  • Science
  • Business
  • Engineering

Programmes offered and entry qualifications are available from the following:

i)    Universiti Brunei Darussalam

ii)   Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali

iii)  Universiti Teknologi Brunei

iv)  Politeknik Brunei 

Required Languages

English or Malay or Arabic Language.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

It depends on the program and the university schedule.

The academic year commences July/August 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applications are open to citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member countries.
  • Applicants must be, between the ages of 18-25 for Undergraduate and Diploma programmes and must not exceed the age of 35 for Postgraduate Master’s Degree programmes on the 31st July 2020.
  • The award is NOT eligible to Brunei Darussalam Permanent Residents.
  • This scholarship shall not be held concurrently with any other scholarship, fellowship, grant or loan without the prior approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • A scholarship recipient is not encouraged to bring any family members with him for the duration of the Scholarship.
  • A scholarship recipient is not permitted to undertake any paid employment or to serve on the staff of any country’s representative mission in Brunei Darussalam during the duration of the scholarship.
  • Upon completion of the programme, the scholarship recipient will be required to leave Brunei Darussalam with immediate effect

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  •  exemption from paying tuition fees including acceptance, examination, registration and orientation 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 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;

  •  a monthly personal allowance of BND$500.00

  •  a monthly meals allowance of BND$150.00

  •  an annual book allowance of BND$600.00

  • accommodation at the residential college of the University/ Polytechnic;

  • 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;

  •  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.

How to Apply

First Step: First, you must check the university link of your studying choice attached above 

Second Step:

  • 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).

Third Step: Completed application forms are to be emailed to the following address:  applyBDGS2020@mfa.gov.bn

For further enquiries please contact:          

Tel: +673 2261177 ext.  310 / 684
Fax: + 673 2261250

E-mail: scholarship@mfa.gov.bn

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This Scholarship Published by:
Ghada Raafat / Egypt

Reviewed by” Akram Salah / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team