INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ‘DARMASISWA’ YEAR ACADEMIC 2014/2015

12/18/2013

 

INTRODUCTION

DARMASISWA INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015

 

Darmasiswa RI program is a scholarship program offered by the Indonesian government to foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa lndonesia, traditional music, traditional dance, and Indonesian craft. The candidate is allowed to decide the higher institutions (universities) which carry out the program.

 

DARMASISWA is a non-degree scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia, arts, music, crafts and particular subject in 46 selected Indonesian Higher Education Institutions in different cities in Indonesia. This program organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) in Cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

 

The main purpose of the Darmasiswa program is to increase and foster interest in Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian culture among citizens from other countries. lt has also been designed to enhance mutual understanding and provide stronger cultural Iink among different countries. The interest of international students to participate in this program keep increasing year by year, especially in the last five years as can been seen as the following table. Darmasiswa Scholarship Program is conducted in two schemes, i.e:

 

 

I.          PROGRAM OFFERED

 

1.      Regular 1 (One) Year

Regular One Year program is one-year scholarship program offered to foreign students who would like to study Bahasa lndonesia, traditional music, traditional dance traditional craft and other particular subjects*) in selected Indonesian Higher Education institutions.

 

2.      Regular 6 (Six) Months

Regular six-month program is six-month scholarship program offered to foreign students who would like to study Bahasa lndonesia in selected Indonesian Higher Education institutions.

 

 

II.        SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM

 

1.      Registration               : 9 December 2013 - 24 January 2014
2.     
Selection                  : 3 February -  28 March 201 4
3.     
Announcement           : April 2014
4.     
Confirmation              : 1 - 20 May 2014
5.     
Commencement          : September 2014 - February/Augustus 2015
a.      1 year program   : September 2014 - July 2015
b.     
6 month program : September 2014 - February 2015

 

Note: Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Higher Education (HE)

 

 

 

III.      VISA ARRANGEMENT

The Darmasiswa student is required to have a Social Visit Visa (VKSB) for 60 days issued by the Indonesian Embassy in the student’s country of residence. Upon arrival in Indonesia, the Darmasiswa student’s passport has to be submitted to the Bureau of Planning and international Cooperation, Ministry of Education and Culture, for necessary arrangements in obtaining recommendations of the State Secretariat and the Directorate General of immigration, Ministry of Law and Human Rights.

 

The students are prohibited to apply for Tourist Visa or On-Arrival Visa for study purpose.

 

 

IV.     COVERAGE OF SCHOLARSHIP

Monthly allowance will be received by student is Rp 2.000.000,00 (two million rupiah).

 

a.        Living Cost                   : Rp. 1 .200.000

b.        Book Allowances           : Rp.     200.000

c.         Local Transport            : Rp.     200.000

d.        Medical/Health Care       : Rp.     200.000

e.        Pocket Money               : Rp.     200.000

 

The student is advised to bring enough money in US dollar for unexpected additional expenses in Indonesia.

 

 

V.       QUALIFICATIONS OF STUDENTS

Each student has to fulfill these requirements as the follows:

a.        Not more than 35 years of age.

b.        Completed secondary education or its equivalent

c.         ln good health as proved by Medical Certificate

d.        Able to communicate in English and additional Bahasa lndonesia is required

e.        Have basic knowledge of the field you’re applying for.

 

 

VI.     PROCEDURES

The applicant should register through the following procedures:

Prospective students are required to register at the Embassy / Consulate General in the country of origin of students, and for students who are not in the students home country is not allowed to be registered through the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in the participating countries non-citizenship).

 

VII.   PROCEDURES TO APPLY

1.  Filling out the application form available at the Indonesian Embassy of at the University where the applicants are studying or can be asked through Email: kbri@indo.ru.kiev.ua, prabowoh@yahoo.com or agusprasetyo80@ymail.com

 

2.  The application form together with all documents stated in VII (application requirements) should be submitted to the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Kyiv to the following address: 

 

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

Ul. Otto Schmidta, 8, Kyiv – 03115 – Ukraine
Contact person for Information:
Mr. Prabowo Himawan / Mr. Agus Prasetyo

Tel. (044) 2065446, 2065447
Email:
kbri@indo.ru.kiev.ua

3.  The application form should be submitted to the Indonesian Embassy in Kyiv, not later than 24 January 2014. 

 

 

VIII.   APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Student must submit a complete application package that includes all the following items:

a.        Completed admission application form

b.        Recommendation letter from Higher Education institution

c.         Copy of academic transcript and certificates

d.        Copy passport valid at least 18 months from time of arrival in Indonesia.

e.        Curriculum vitae/resume

f.          Passport size color photograph (5 pieces)

 

All documents must be submitted to Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in residence to be selected.

 

IX.       ACCOMODATION

The Ministry of Education and Cultural doesn’t provide the accommodation for students.

 

X.         ARRIVAL IN INDONESIA

The Ministry of Education and Culture does not provide the return international airfare to Indonesia. We only provide the transportation from Jakarta to place of study; however the transportation from place of study to Jakarta will be carried out by students.

 

X.       HEALTH INSURANCE

The Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) will not provide health insurance;

therefore the students are expected to have the international insurance.


XI.      LIST OF UNIVERSITIES

Please follow this link to see the list of Universities and Colloges organizing in the regular 1 (One) year regular and 6 (Six) Months program.