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Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2022/2023 for Foreign Students (Fully Funded to Brunei)

Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2022/2023 for Foreign Students (Fully Funded to Brunei). 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 2022/2023 academic session.

The scholarship award is tenable in Brunei Darussalam and offers applicants the opportunity to obtain a diploma, bachelor’s degree and postgraduate master’s degree from any of the following higher education institutions:

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB)Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA)Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB)Politeknik Brunei (PB)

The academic year starts in July/August 2022.

1 ELIGIBILITY

1.1 Applications are open to citizens of, but not limited to, ASEAN, Commonwealth and OIC member states.

1.2 Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 25 for Undergraduate and Diploma programs and must not be older than 35 years for Postgraduate Master’s Degree programs by 31 July 2022.

1.3 The prize is NOT eligible for permanent residents of Brunei Darussalam.

2 PROGRAMS AND ACCESS QUALIFICATIONS OFFERED

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

i) University of Brunei Darussalamwww.ubd.edu.bn

ii) Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawanwww.kupu-sb.edu.bn

iii) Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Aliwww.unissa.edu.bn

iv) Universiti Teknologi Bruneicwww.utb.edu.bn

v) Politeknik Bruneiwww.pb.edu.bn

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

3 GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

The terms and conditions of the scholarship will be provided to successful applicants who will be awarded the scholarship. Upon acceptance of the scholarship, a statement must be signed confirming that you agree to the terms and conditions.

The terms and conditions include the following:

3.1 The scholarship recipient is facilitated with the scholarship benefits as follows:

i) exemption from paying tuition fees including acceptance, examination, registration and orientation fees for the duration of the study programme;

ii) an economy class airline ticket to Brunei Darussalam from the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/country of residence prior to the commencement of the course and an economy class airline ticket from Brunei Darussalam to the scholarship recipient’s country of origin/country of residence upon completion of the course;

iii) a monthly personal allowance of BND $500.00;

iv) a monthly meal allowance of BND$150.00;

v) an annual book fee of BND $600.00;

vi) housing in the residential college/university college;

vii) baggage allowance for the shipment of the scholarship recipient’s personal effects 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; or BND $500.00 to a country outside the ASEAN region;

viii) comprehensive insurance for the entire duration of the Scholarship. However, scholarship recipients are urged to purchase additional insurance before traveling to Brunei Darussalam and for the entire duration of the scholarship at their own expense.

3.2 This scholarship may not be held concurrently with any other scholarship, grant, grant or loan without the prior approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This scholarship may be immediately terminated or revoked if the scholarship recipient is found to be on any other scholarship, grant, grant or loan without the prior written consent of the Ministry.

3.3 A scholarship recipient is not encouraged to bring family members with them for the duration of the scholarship. No marriage allowance or child support will be paid to the grant recipient and no housing will be provided to any accompanying spouse, child or children.

3.4 A scholarship recipient is not permitted to engage in gainful employment or be part of the staff of any country’s representative mission in Brunei Darussalam during the duration of the scholarship.

3.5 A scholarship recipient is required to:

i) comply with all rules and regulations underlying this Scholarship;

ii) adhere to the rules and regulations of its university/college;

iii) respect the customs, culture and official religion of Brunei Darussalam;

iv) comply with all laws and regulations of Brunei Darussalam;

v) refrain from political activity;

vi) undergo a health screening in Brunei Darussalam if deemed necessary by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

3.6 Upon completion of the program, the scholarship recipient must leave Brunei Darussalam with immediate effect.

4 APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND CLOSING DATES

4.1 Application forms can be downloaded from the following link:

APPLICATION FORM 2022/2023

4.2 Application forms must be duly completed and approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or National Scholarship Focal Point of the applicant’s country.

4.3 Applicants are required to submit a statement of security clearance from their national security agency(ies)/police station (ie a statement/report certifying that the applicants are free from all civil and criminal charges).

4.4 Completed application forms should be mailed to the following address:

applybdgs2022@mfa.gov.bn

(NOTE: The maximum size allowed for email and attachment files is 10 MB)

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

Candidates applying to Universiti Brunei Darussalam should also submit an online application through: https://apply.ubd.edu.bn/orbeon/uis-welcome/.

4.5 Incomplete application forms will not be processed.

4.6 The cut-off date for receipt of completed application forms, along with certified copies of relevant certificates and documents, is no later than 1600 hours (Brunei time) on February 15, 2022.

4.7 A candidate may be required to appear for an interview at the place(s) determined by the institutions offering the programs, and to take a written examination to assess the candidate’s proficiency in the English/Malay/Arabic language (as applicable) to be assessed.

4.8 The Government of Brunei Darussalam reserves the right to refuse applications. The decision on the selection of candidates is final. Any disputes or questions regarding the decision taken will not be considered. Only successful applicants will be notified by email.

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4.9 For further questions, please contact:

Email: queriesBDGS2022@mfa.gov.bn

For more information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2022/2023

Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarships 2022/2023 for Foreign Students (Fully Funded to Brunei)

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