Darmasiswa Scholarship

Darmasiswa Scholarship Academic Year 2018 - 2019

 

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia annually offers Darmasiswa Scholarship, a non-degree program dedicated to all foreign students from friendly countries wishing to study Indonesian language, arts, music and crafts.

 

Darmasiswa Scholarship is intended to foster and encourage interest in the language and culture of Indonesia, and create stronger cultural links with friendly countries.

 

Participants can choose one of 72 different universities/institutions located in different cities in Indonesia. This program is organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). In 2018 intake, the scholarship is allocated for 650 applicants.

 

The DARMASISWA program was started in 1974 as part of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended to include students from other countries such as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and USA. In early 90′s, this program was extended further to include all countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia. Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 75 countries.

 

For the academic year 2018/2019, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia once more invites the foreign students to participate in the Darmasiswa Scholarship at several universities in Indonesia. Detailed information concerning the scholarship can be found through this link

 

www.darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id

SCHEDULES

 

  1. Online registration - 18 December 2017 until 18 February 2018
  2. Interview at Indonesian Embassy in Brussel - 19 February 2018 until 9 March 2018, located in Boulevard de la Woluwe 38, 1200 Brussels
  3. Selection by the University (online) – 12 - 24 March 2018
  4. Final announcement - 16 April 2018
  5. Estimated arrival in Indonesia - 1 August 2018

 

PROCEDURES

 

Prospective students are required to register online and submit all documents at www.darmasiswa.kemdibud.go.id or at apply.darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id

Participants who wish to take this scholarship also required to inform the Information and Cultural Section of Indonesian Embassy in Brussels and send all required documents to publicdiplomacy@embassyofindonesia.eu

 

QUALIFICATIONS OF STUDENTS

 

  1. Preferably Student
  2. Completed secondary education or its equivalent
  3. Minimum age 17 years and Not older than 35 years of age
  4. Unmarried
  5. Able to communicate in English and additional Bahasa Indonesia(Proven by English Language Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS or OTHER CERTIFICATE if applicable)
  6. In good health as proven by Medical Certificate
  7. Have basic knowledge of the field you're applying

 

Course Level: Scholarship is available for one year non-degree programme in selected Indonesian higher institutions.

 

 

Eligibility:

 

  • Not more than 35 years of age
  • Not married
  • Must be a student as proven by recommendation letter from host university and recent transcript.
  • Completed secondary education or its equivalent
  • ln good health as proved by Medical Certificate
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Have basic knowledge of the field they're applying for.

 

 

Scholarship is open for other international students. Foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia can apply for this Darmasiswa scholarship.

 

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

 

  • Completed admission/application form
  • Recommendation letter from Higher Education Institution
  • Recommendation letter from Indonesian Embassy or Consulate General
  • Copy of academic transcript & certificate
  • Copy of language certificate (TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS)
  • Copy of health certificate
  • Copy passport valid at least 18 months from time of arrival in Indonesia.
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Passport size colour photograph (5 pieces)

 

Note: All documents must be translated in English

 

 

Further information concerning the forms and regulations concerning the scholarship can be found through this link www.darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id

 

LIST OF UNIVERSITY ORGANIZING OF DARMASISWA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM can be found through this link http://darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id/list-of-darmasiswa-university/​ or can be downloaded here

 

Goodluck with your application !​​