Scholarship for Indonesian Language and Culture 2011-2012




The Government of the Republic of lndonesia gives the opportunity for young South Africans to study various subjects of arts and culture in prestigious lndonesian universities and colleges through the Darmasiswa Scholarship Program for the academic year of 2011 - 2012.

The Darmasiswa Scholarship Program is a non-degree program undertaken within a year. Participants may choose their preferred subjects amongst others lndonesian language, music and traditional music, gamelan (Javanese orchestra), ethnomusicology, shadow puppetry, dance and traditional dance, crafts, painting, art of making batik (batik design and printing), culinary and photography at any universities and colleges participating in the program. The scholarship covers tuition fees, monthly living cost allowance of Rp. 1.500.000,-
(approximately of R1.200), but excludes the airfare.

The scholarship program requires candidates to be under 36 years of age, have completed secondary education (high school) or its equivalent, be in good health (proven by the medical certificate) and have a basic knowledge of the arts and culture subject they are applied for. The scholarship program will commence in August 2011 to July 2012. However, the applicants should submit the completed scholarship application forms along with the copy of academic transcript, medical certificate (doctor's statement), copy of valid passport and 5 pieces of lD photos by no later than 1B February 2011 to The Consulate General of the Republic of lndonesia.

For application form and further information, please click here.
or please contact:
The Social and Cultural Affairs of the Consulate General of the Republic of lndonesia in Cape Town,
124 Rosmead Avenue, Kenilworth 7700,
Tel:021-761 7015; Fax: 021-761 7022 or E-mail:

Cape Town, 22 December 2010