2023 Fully-Funded University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Program


2023 Fully-Funded University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Program

2023 UBD Scholarship Program

Applications are open for international students to apply for the University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Program for the 2023 academic session. The Brunei Darussalam Scholarship program is fully-funded. Interested international students are hereby encouraged to apply for their Master’s degree programs.

Brunei University is among the highest-ranked universities in the World. The 2023 UBD scholarship program will cover all expenses.

Also, there are no application fees. Moreover, applicants are not required to submit IELTS/TOEFL test results. Thus, international students can study at the University of Brunei without IELTS.

The University of Brunei Darussalam has experts who are specialized in providing the following programs:

  • Firstly, Islamic Studies
  • Secondly, Business
  • Thirdly, Arts
  • Also, Science
  • Another is Health Sciences
  • Additionally, Asian Studies
  • Moreover, Policy Studies
  • Besides the above, Education
  • Last but not least, Biodiversity
  • Lastly, Integrated Technologies.

Details of 2023 Fully-Funded University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Program

  • Host Country: Brunei
  • Host University: University of Brunei (UBD)
  • Study Level: Master’s Degree, PhD Degree
  • Scholarship Coverage: Fully Funded
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2022

Benefits Of 2023 Fully-Funded University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Program

As mentioned earlier, the University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship program is a Fully Funded Scholarship. Therefore, all interested International Students, as well as Domestic Students, should take advantage of this opportunity. Hence, the University will cover all the expenses including:

  • To begin with, applicants’ Tuition Fees Waived
  • Secondly, applicants will receive a living allowance of BND 500.00 per month for three (3) years
  • Also, applicants will be provided with an On-campus Accommodation for three (3).
  • Moreover, applicants will be given a One Round Trip Economy Class Air Ticket. This will offer from their home country after accepting the scholarship and to their home country after completing their studies.
  • Lastly, allowances for Field Research will be offered (BND 1000.00 for Arts and Humanities, as well as BND 2000.00 for Science candidates)

List of Available Fields of Study for Masters Degree & PhD Degree At UBD

1 . Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy:

  • Firstly, Anthropology
  • Secondly, Applied Linguistics
  • Thirdly, English Literature
  • Also, Environmental Studies
  • Another is, Geography
  • Moreover, History
  • Not to mention Malay Language & Linguistics
  • Again, Malay Literature
  • Next, Professional Communication & the Media
  • Last but not least, Art
  • Lastly, Sociology

Master of Arts by Research:

  • Besides the above, Anthropology
  • Art
  • English Literature
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Malay Language and Linguistics
  • Malay Literature
  • Sociology
  • Professional Communication and the Media

2 . UBD School of Business & Economics

Doctor of Philosophy:

  • To begin with, Management
  • Also, Economics
  • Lastly, Finance

Master by Coursework:

  • Aside from the courses above, Business Administration
  • Management
  • Logistics
  • Applied Economics
  • Islamic Finance

Master by Research:

  • Firstly, Management
  • Next, Economics
  • Lastly, Finance

3 . Faculty of Science:

Doctor of Philosophy:

  • Biodiversity
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Geoscience
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Physics

Master of Science by Coursework

  • Petroleum Geosciences

Master of Science by Research:

  • Biodiversity
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Geosciences

4 . Also, Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy:

  • Firstly, Public Health
  • Secondly, Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Lastly, Midwifery

Master by Coursework:

  • Public Health
  • Medicine
  • Nursing

The last two are for part-time only

Master of Health Science by Research:

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Public Health

5 . Another is the Academy of Brunei Studies

Doctor of Philosophy:

  • Brunei Studies

Master of Arts by Research:

  • Brunei Studies

6 . Also, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education

Doctor of Philosophy:

  • Education

Master by Coursework:

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Teaching


Who Qualifies For the 2023 Fully-Funded University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship Program?

  • Firstly, the UBD Scholarship is open to all qualified and interested international applicants including applicants from Brunei.
  • Secondly, the Scholarship is available to study for master’s as well as Ph.D. Degree Programs.
  • Thirdly, applicants must have a First Class Bachelors Degree for the master’s Degree Program
  • Also, applicants must have a master’s degree for the Ph.D. Degree Program.
  • Last but not least, applicants must have highquality and impactful research proposals.
  • Lastly, applicants must be fit to pursue studies in their area of choice.



  • To begin with, applicants must have a certified copy of a Brunei identification card or international passport
  • Secondly, applicants must have certified copies of academic certificates [O Level, A-Level, HND, etc], including university transcripts (where applicable) as well as English proficiency qualifications [IELTS, TOEFL, BEC, etc]
  • However, applicants who do not have an IELTS. Must submit and upload English Proficiency Language Certificate
  • Moreover, when applicants are asked for Motivation Letter, they should make and upload Motivation Letter for Scholarship Application (2022)
  • Important Notice For International Applicants: Applicants must have a security clearance letter from the country of origin
  • Also, for applicants working in the private sector and Government sector (exemption to those working at the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Religious Affairs): they must submit a letter of permission from the employer
  • Again, applicants must have a certified English translation. It must be submitted for document that is not in the English language (excluding Bahasa Melayu)
  • Afterward, applicants will be able to download a PDF version of their filled application form upon successful submission.
  • Moreover, for Brunei Government employees, their printed application forms must be submitted via the respective Ministry.
  • Hence, applicants are reminded to click ‘SUBMIT’ once they have completed the application. Applicants must submit their applications before the closing date for applications.
  • Again, once they have submitted their online application, they are not required to submit any hardcopy. Therefore, Only  INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS  are permitted to send certified true copies of their academic certificates by post to :

‘Office of Admissions, Chancellor Hall,

Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Tungku Link, Gadong BE1410,

Brunei Darussalam’.

Hence, applicants must quote their OASys Application Code on the envelope.


  • To begin the application, applicants must visit the Link to the Online Application System (Here) and click on Graduate degree.
  • Afterward, the online application form will be open for you. Kindly, fill in all the compulsory fields. Hence, applicants will not be able to save or submit the application if they missed any of them.
  • Also, Electronic documents must be uploaded with this application
  •  The application process is online. Therefore, interested applicants must click on the link below to apply:



The closing date of application is 31st July, 2022

Also, For more scholarship updates, CLICK HERE.


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