INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
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
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
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:
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
2. Regular 6 (Six) Months
program is six-month scholarship program offered to foreign students who would
like to study Bahasa lndonesia in selected Indonesian Higher Education institutions.
Registration : 9 December 2013 - 24 January 2014
Selection : 3 February - 28 March 201 4
Announcement : April 2014
Confirmation : 1 - 20 May 2014
Commencement : September 2014
- February/Augustus 2015
1 year program : September 2014 - July 2015
6 month program : September 2014 - February 2015
Note: Ministry of
Education and Culture (MOEC). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Higher Education
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.
Monthly allowance will be received by student is Rp
2.000.000,00 (two million rupiah).
Living Cost : Rp. 1 .200.000
Book Allowances :
Local Transport : Rp. 200.000
Care : Rp. 200.000
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
Not more than 35
years of age.
secondary education or its equivalent
ln good health as
proved by Medical Certificate
communicate in English and additional Bahasa lndonesia is required
knowledge of the field you’re applying for.
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: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.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:
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
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:
admission application form
letter from Higher Education institution
Copy of academic
transcript and certificates
valid at least 18 months from time of arrival in Indonesia.
color photograph (5 pieces)
All documents must be submitted to Indonesian
Embassy/Consulate General in residence to be selected.
The Ministry of Education and Cultural
doesn’t provide the accommodation for students.
X. ARRIVAL IN
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
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.