Darmasiswa Indonesian Scholarship Program is a non-degree scholarship program offered by the Indonesian government to foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia, traditional music, traditional dance, and Indonesian craft and particular subject in 59 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. It has also been designed to enhance mutual understanding and provide stronger cultural link among different countries. The interest of international students to participate in this program keep increasing year by year, especially in the last five years. Darmasiswa Scholarship Program is conducted in two schemes, i.e:
I. PROGRAM OFFERED
1. Regular 1 (One) Year
Regular One Year program is a one-year scholarship program offered to foreign students who would like to study Indonesian language, 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 a six-month scholarship program offered to foreign students who would like to study Indonesian language and other particular subjects in selected Indonesian Higher Education Institutions.
II. QUALIFICATIONS OF PARTICIPANTS
Each participant has to fulfill these requirements as the follows:
a. Not more than 35 years of age.
b. Completed secondary education or its equivalent
c. In good health as proved by Medical Certificate
d. Able to communicate in English and additional Bahasa Indonesia is required
e. Have basic knowledge of the field you're applying for.
Prospective participants are required to register at the Embassy / Consulate General in the country of origin of participants, and for participants who are not in the participant's home country is not allowed to be registered through the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in the participating countries (non-citizenship).
IV. APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To apply the Darmasiswa scholarship program, participant must submit a
complete application package that includes all the following items:
a. Completed admission application form
b. Copy of academic transcript and certificates
c. Copy passport valid at least 18 months from time of arrival in Indonesia.
d. Curriculum vitae/resume
e. Passport size color photograph (5 pieces)
The documents of applicants will be addressed to :
Head of Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation
Ministry of Education and Culture
C Building, 6th Floor
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Senayan, Jakarta
Telp./Fax. (+62-21) 5724707, 5738181
Hotline Darmasiswa: 0812-828-099-64
and mail to : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, Sana'a, Yaman
Beirut Street, Faj Attan, Hadda Area, P.O. Box 19873,
Sana'a-Republic of Yemen
Phone: (967-1) 427210/427211
(09.00 - 15.00)