The University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) is now accepting applications for its scholarship program for the 2023-24 academic year. This fully funded opportunity is open to international students worldwide who wish to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree starting in January 2024. Rest assured that all expenses required to complete the degree will be covered, and there is no application fee to worry about.
UBD provides a diverse selection of academic fields and majors, including Islamic Studies, Business, Arts, Science, Health Sciences, Asian Studies, Policy Studies, Education, Biodiversity, and Integrated Technologies. The scholarship offered by UBD will take care of all the costs associated with pursuing postgraduate degree programs.
Having been established in 1985, the University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) holds a prominent position in the academic world. It is ranked 86th in Asia according to the 2022 QS Asia University Rankings and 254th globally based on the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
The University of Brunei provides the scholarship in three categories, each with its corresponding duration:
- Master’s by Coursework: The program can be completed within twelve (12) months of full-time study or extended to eighteen (18) months, depending on the specific program.
- Master’s by Research: The program requires a full-time study period of twenty-four (24) months.
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): The minimum study period for a PhD is thirty-six (36) months of full-time study or sixty (60) months of part-time study, depending on the program.
The University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship 2023-24 offers comprehensive financial support to postgraduate students, both local and international, who are enrolled at UBD. The scholarship provides the following advantages:
- Full waiver of tuition fees, including registration and acceptance fees at Universiti Brunei Darussalam.
- A monthly subsistence allowance of BND 2200.00 for a period of 36 months.
- On-campus accommodation for the entire duration of 36 months.
- One round trip economy class air ticket, provided from the student’s home country upon accepting the scholarship, and to their home country upon completion of their studies.
- Allowances for field research, with BND 1000.00 assigned for Arts and Humanities candidates, and BND 2000.00 for Science candidates.
This scholarship welcomes applications from students of all nationalities, including international students.
The eligibility criteria for this scholarship are as follows:
- Both Bruneian and international students are eligible to apply.
- Applicants for the Master’s degree program must have a First Class Bachelor’s degree.
- For the Doctoral degree program, a Master’s degree certificate is required.
- A well-crafted research proposal of high quality and impact is necessary.
- Candidates should demonstrate their suitability and preparedness to pursue studies in their chosen field.
- Meeting the English language requirements is a mandatory criterion.
To apply for the University of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship 2023-24, interested applicants are required to follow the online application process. By accessing the provided link, applicants can create an account and initiate their application.