Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) Scholarship, Indonesia

Sunday, March 17, 2013
The scholarship is offered to postgraduate students (Master Degree) to study at one of the universities in Indonesia for 3 years, consisting of one year of the Indonesian Language and Preparatory Programs and 2 years of Master Program.
1. All academic programs (lectures and thesis) will be conducted in Indonesian Language.
2. Period of Study:
o 8 months of Indonesian Language Program
o 4 months of Preparatory Program
o 24 months (4 semesters) of Master Programs
3. Scholarship Coverage:
o Living Allowance
o Research and book allowances (will be given during the Master Program)
o Health insurance
o Round trip international ticket

How To Apply
General Requirements
1. Maximum of age is 35 years old;
2. Posses a bachelor degree or equivalent;
3. Have a TOEFL score of 450 or equivalent;
4. Submit completed application form; and
5. Must be nominated by the Indonesian Embassy;
Required Documents
1. A nomination Letter from the Indonesian Embassy;
2. A nomination letter from the respective government official;
3. 2 (two) Academic Recommendation Letters;
4. A scanned passport or birth certificate;
5. A scanned bachelor certificate and academic transcript (in English) ;
6. A scanned TOEFL score certificate obtained within the last 2 Years;
7. A scanned Medical Statement;
8. Photograph.
Enrollment Procedure
1. Download an Invitation letter from the KNB Scholarship website;
2. Submit the Invitation letter, Passport or Birth Certificate, Academic Certificates and Academic Transcripts to the Indonesian Embassy;
3. The Indonesian Embassy will conduct an assestment to the application in order to issue a Nomination Letter;
4. Apply the KNB Scholarship program on line;
5. The Selection Results will be published in the KNB Scholarship Website and through the Indonesian Embassy Publication channel;
Online Application

Important Dates
• The application process will be commenced in January and must be completed not later than 31st March;
• The selection process will be conducted in April;
• The selection result will be announced in May;
• The students will be expected to depart to Indonesia by the end of August;
• The Orientation and Indonesian language course will start in early September.
1. The students are expected to have a valid passport minimum for 2 years.
2. Visa used for joining this program is a Stay Permit Limited Visa (VITAS) that can be gained through the Embassy of Republic of Indonesia where the participants live. Furthermore, this visa should be conversed to get the Stay-Permit for 2 (two) year upon the arrival of the participants in Indonesia through the Immigration Office where the participants study. The participants are prohibited to use the Tourist Visa or On-Arrival Visa , since it will have effect in processing the Stay-Permit.
3. Students are strongly advised not to be accompanied by any family member. The monthly stipend provided is only appropriate for one person.


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