Thursday, October 8, 2020

DIKTI - Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program 2021, USA (Fully Funded)

The Fulbright Program is pleased to announce the opportunity for Indonesian academics and professionals who hold a doctoral or equivalent level degree to develop or update their research through interaction with distinguished counterparts at an accredited university, or a public or private, non-profit research institute in the United States for a period of three to six months.

Interested researchers who are currently permanent lecturers at an Indonesian university and hold a Nomor Induk Dosen Nasional or NIDN should apply to the parallel program under DIKTI-funded Fulbright Grants for Indonesian Lecturers – Visiting Scholar Program (this program is currently pending awaiting DIKTI’s further instruction).

Grants will provide a monthly stipend; a direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket; professional and settling-in allowance; qualifying university lab and research fees, as necessary. No dependent support will be available.

General Requirements
The applicants should:
  • Be Indonesian citizens and not permanent residents of the US, or be currently living in the US
  • Possess leadership qualities and show experience in community service
  • Have preparation in, and a demonstrated commitment to their chosen field of study
  • Be proficient in English
  • Have an outstanding academic record
  • Demonstrate that they can realistically conduct research in the US
Applicant will be ineligible if he or she is an employee, close family member of an employee, or dependent of an employee of AMINEF, the US Embassy, or the US Department of State.

Specific Requirements 
 The applicants should:
  • Hold a doctoral (PhD) or equivalent degree
  • Demonstrate sufficient English-language proficiency to conduct research in the US (not necessary to submit a TOEFL score)
  • Have contacted or identified a potential research partner or institution in the US (not necessary to hold a letter of invitation at time of application)
  • Have plans to complete and publish their research upon the completion of the program

Submission Requirements (to be supplied in English):
  • Completed application form, including 3-5-page research proposal
  • Two letters of reference
  • Copy of academic transcript and diploma (in original language and in English translation)
  • Copy of valid identity document (KTP or passport)
  • Curriculum vitae

How to Apply

Candidate should access and complete the online application.

The following materials comprise a complete application:

  • Printed online application form
  • *A project statement (three to five pages)
  • *Bibliography (up to three pages)
  • *Curriculum vitae (up to six pages)
  • *Letter of invitation (if available)
  • *Three letters of recommendation
  • *Copy of academic transcript and diploma (in original language and in English translation)
  • *Copy of valid identity document (KTP or passport)

*Please upload these documents through your online application.

Contact Information
Specific questions regarding the application process may be addressed via email to the following address:
The deadline for the submission of application materials for the program is November 1, 2020