Universiti Brunei Darussalam - Graduate Research Scholarships


The Universiti Brunei Darussalam introduced the Graduate Research Scholarship Programme in August 2010 to facilitate and promote research degrees in order to develop the University into a research-intensive university, and also to expand and enhance the quality of graduate programmes and graduates.

It is open to candidates on a competitive basis. To be eligible, a candidate must be:

• Below 40 years old
• Enroll full-time in a graduate degree by research (PhD); and

• Demonstrate a good academic track record.

 Graduate Research Scholarship includes:

• Monthly allowance Brunei Dollars 1,500 (Maximum period of 3 years for PhD programme)
• Passage to Brunei Darussalam, from and back to home country
• Allowances for field research

• Tuition fees waiver


Graduate Studies with Graduate Research scholarships can be applied along with programme application. The application form available here (Click here to download), and are also available at the address stated below.

For research degree applications, the applicant must submit a proposal for research together with the application. The research proposal is normally expected to include the following topics: proposed title; rationale; aims and methodology; literature review; preliminary bibliography; provisional timetable; provisional table of contents, and an indication of any special requirements for the study.

There are two intakes in every academic year; Semester I (in August) and the other in Semester II (in January). The application deadlines are normally indicated in the website.


Graduate Studies & Research Office
Level 2, ILIA Building
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Bandar Seri Begawan BE1410
Brunei Darussalam
Tel. +673 246 3001
ext 2311 / 2313 / 2396
Fax. +673 246 1002
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