UBD Graduate Research Scholarship

  • PHD
  • Up to 1,500.00 per month

The UBD Graduate Research Scholarship (UGRS) is a competitive scheme awarded to quality PhD students with a strong desire to work in an international and competitive research-intensive environment. UBD is committed to opening doors to the brightest students to work among and network with our researchers to enrich their experience and equip them with the skills to maximise their talents.

The Universiti Brunei Darussalam
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The Universiti Brunei Darussalam

Over the past decade, Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamentally a teaching university to a first class international university of excellence in teaching and research. UBD has done well in the QS Asian rankings as we achieved top 20 in five categories of the QS Asian University Rankings.

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  • Has a Masters Degree and at least good Second Upper Degree in relevant field recognised by UBD Senate. For candidates without Masters Degree, a First Class Degree in relevant field recognised by UBD Senate is required.
  • Able to demonstrate English Proficiency
  • A high quality and impactful research proposal and able to demonstrate good academic track record.
  • Fit to pursue studies in the area of choice.

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  • Tuition fees including registration and acceptance fee at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam will be waived.
  • A subsistence allowance of Brunei Dollar 1,500.00 per month for 36 months.
  • For candidates not residing in Brunei Darussalam, one incoming and outgoing economy class return air ticket will be provided, from (upon accepting the scholarship) and back to home country (upon completion of study).
  • Allowances for field research (Brunei Dollar 3,000.00 for per Science PhD candidates and Brunei Dollar 1,000.00 for Arts and Humanities PhD candidates).
  • Visa fees will be included in the scholarship for candidates.


Application can be made with application for admission through our online admission system (OASys) webpage