University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is the first university in Brunei, established in 1985 is the largest university in Brunei in terms of student enrollment and offered programs. UBD is ranked at #298 by the Top QS world university rankings 2020.

University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships

The University of Brunei Darussalam scholarship for graduate students is awarded to talented students, research scholars, and professionals to undertake graduate study and advanced research. The scholarship is open to both Bruneian and non-Bruneian applicants.

Scholarship Details

Country offering Scholarships: Brunei

Organization offering Scholarships: University of Brunei Darussalam

Eligible Countries: Candidates from all countries are eligible to apply

Program Offered: Masters and PhD programs

Type of Funding: Fully funded

Number of Scholarships: 20 scholarships per year

Application deadline: July 15, 2020

Scholarship Duration

Duration of University of Brunei Darussalam scholarship depends upon the length of the program as selected by the candidate. A Master’s by research degree program runs for 24 months, while a master’s by coursework degree programs runs for 12-18 months. Meanwhile, the period of study for a PhD candidate is 36-60 months on part-time or full-time basis.

Available programs at University of Brunei Darussalam

PhD programs offered in the University of Brunei Darussalam scholarships include:

Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Geography, Biodiversity, Biology, Geoscience, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Management, Economics, Anthropology, Finance, Environmental Studies, History, Applied Linguistics, Sociology, English Literature, Malay Language & Linguistics, Malay Literature, Public Health, Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Nursing, Education, Islamic Civilization and Contemporary Issues, Public Policy, Islamic Governance, Asian Studies, Energy Studies, Professional Communication & the Media, Art, Midwifery.

Masters programs (research) offered in the University of Brunei Darussalam scholarships include:

Islamic Governance, Malay Literature, Sociology, Professional Communication and the Media, Material Science, Energy Studies, Nursing, Midwifery, Public Health, Chemical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Asian Studies, Islamic Civilization and Contemporary Issues, Education, Brunei Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Biodiversity, Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Physics, Geosciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Management, Economics, Finance, Anthropology, Art, English Literature, English Language and Linguistics, Environmental Studies, Geography, History, Malay Language and Linguistics.

Masters programs (coursework) offered in the University of Brunei Darussalam scholarships include:

Public Policy and Management, Counseling, Education, Teaching, Brunei Studies, Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Petroleum geosciences, Business Administration, Management, Logistics, Applied Economics, Islamic Finance

Scholarship Requirements

The candidate should have a first class bachelor degree with a distinction in Master degree or equivalent.
A second class upper honors bachelor degree and a Master degree with good research publication record.

High quality research proposal is also required along with being fit to pursue studies in the area of choice.

Scholarship Benefits

The selected candidates will have their tuition fee waived off, including registration and acceptance fee.

Allowance of BND 500 per month along with accommodation on campus is offered for 36 months

Applicants who do not reside in Brunei will be offered one round trip economy class air ticket from their home country upon scholarship acceptance and back to their home country as completion of studies.

Allowances for field research will also be given to arts, humanities and science applications (BND 1000 for Arts and Humanities, and BND 2000 for Science candidates).

University of Brunei Darussalam scholarships are available to apply in2020 for local and international students

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