ASEAN Scholarship for Brunei

These ASEAN scholarships are for students from Brunei joining Secondary 1, Secondary 3 or Pre-university 1 in selected Singapore secondary schools or junior colleges. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

MOE offers scholarships to bright young students from ASEAN countries and China to study in Singapore. We partner various organisations to administer these scholarships.

Students will have opportunities to broaden their horizons and develop important skills such as leadership, communication and other life skills. They can also help to promote goodwill and understanding among young people from different countries and Singapore.

Application for 2021 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2022.

Who is eligible

Brunei nationals who:

  • Are proficient in English.
  • Have done consistently well in school examinations.
  • Have a good record of participation in co-curricular activities.

Types of scholarships

Type of scholarship Year of birth Current school level Duration of scholarship
Secondary 1 2007 to 2009 Primary 6 or Form 1 6 years
Secondary 3 2005 to 2007 Form 2 or 3 4 years
Pre-university 2003 to 2005 Form 5 (or similar), or taken the GCE O-Level examination 2 years

Each scholarship leads to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level certificate, or similar qualification.

The scholarship is renewed each year based on the scholar’s performance in school.


The scholarship covers:

  • Annual allowance with hostel accommodation.
  • Settling-in allowance.
  • Return economy airfare.
  • School fees.
  • Examination fees for GCE O-Level and A-Level (once only, as applicable).
  • Subsidised medical benefits and insurance cover for accidents.


Thu, 18 Mar to Sun, 13 Jun 2021


Submit your application online.

Oct to Nov 2021

Attend selection test and interview

Shortlisted candidates will be informed at least 1 week in advance to attend the selection test and interview.

The selection test and interview may be held in the following cities if there are enough shortlisted candidates:

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuching
  • Penang
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Nov to Dec 2021 (tentative)

Award of scholarship

Successful applicants will be notified via email.

Dec 2021 (tentative)

Secondary 1 and Secondary 3 scholarship recipients: arrive in Singapore

Jan 2022 (tentative)

Pre-university 1 scholarship recipients: arrive in Singapore

How to apply

Application for 2021 has closed. Join our mailing list to be informed when application opens in 2022.