Based on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Basic Education between the Governments of Indonesia and the Philippines which was signed on March 8, 2011 during the visit of President of the Philippines to Indonesia, the Government of Indonesia grants scholarships to 23 Madrasah teachers in Mindanao to take Master Degree and Doctorate Degree in Indonesia.
To take the Master's and Doctoral programs mentioned above, madrasah teachers can choose several universities as follows:
Universities of Muhammadiyah Malang, Universities of Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Universities of Muhammadiyah Jakarta, Universities Muhammadiyah Prof. DR. Hamka Jakarta, Universities of Muhammadiyah Makassar, Universities of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Ahmad Dahlan University Yogyakarta, State University in Islamic Study “Sunan Ampel” Surabaya, State University in Islamic Study Surakarta.
The selection process will be implemented in late June 2012 and scholarship recipients will begin the program in August / September 2012. In addition, the scholarship recipients will be trained in Indonesian Language for 30 hours starting July 2012.
For madrasah teachers who are interested to participate the scholarship may contact:
1. Education Attache Embassy of the Republic Indonesia – Manila
185 Salcedo St. Legazpi Village, Makati City
Contact Person: Michelle Sevilla-Ylo
Mobile Number: +63920 536 9487
2. Information and Socio-Cultural Affairs of the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia – Davao City
Ecoland Drive, Ecoland Subd., Phase IV Matina, Davao City
Contact Person: Soehardi
Mobile Number: +63915 283 2104