BRUNEI DARUSSALAM: Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship 2023/2024

The Brunei Darussalam Government is offering scholarships for South Africans to study full-time, on-campus diplomas, undergraduate degrees, and master's programmes starting in July/August 2023 at the following participating public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Brunei Darussalam: 

The link for information on the scholarship is

Degree level

Diploma, Bachelor’s and Master’s


The deadline for submitting applications to the DHET is 15 February 2023.


Field of study

For more information regarding programmes, entry requirements, and additional information, please see the following websites:

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

What the scholarship offers

Application process

Applications are strictly online via the BDGS Application Portal.

Applicants applying to Universiti Brunei Darussalam must also complete an online application at:

The following supporting documents should be uploaded on the application system:


All enquiries should be directed to 

Documents and links

Government of Brunei Darussalam Scholarship

BDGS Application Form

Reference letters C1 and C2


Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications will be recognised in South Africa. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the Department of Higher Education and Training.