Sunday, December 29, 2019

DARMASISWA Indonesian Scholarship 2020 (Indonesian Language and Culture Scholarship), Indonesia


DARMASISWA is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), art and culture in 54 universities in 2015. This program was established in 1974 as part of ASEAN initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended further to other countries. Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 111 countries and organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), Republic of Indonesia.
The main purpose of DARMASISWA program is to promote and increase the interest in the language, art and culture of Indonesia among youth of other countries. It has also been designed to provide stronger cultural links and understanding among participating countries.
I would like to convey my sincerest gratitude and highest appreciation to participants of the Darmasiswa Program for their participation in this program.
Last but not least, allow me to remind all of us that we are now citizens of the world. Let us learn other languages and cultures, go global, and make the better world. Thank you,

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    • Darmasiswa participants receive a scholarship component in the form of living expenses and accommodation assistance costs, with the amount as follows:
      • The monthly living allowance is Rp2,000,000 (two million rupiah)
      • Boarding assistance of Rp950,000 (nine hundred fifty thousand rupiah) for region 1 and Rp550,000 (five hundred fifty thousand rupiah) for region 2.
      • Region 1 consists of: DKI Jakarta, Bogor, Banten, Cikarang, Depok, Batam, Bandung, Surabaya, Bali, Manado, Makassar, Ambon, Aceh, and Samarinda.
      • Region 2 consists of: Medan, Padang, Palembang, Lampung, Purwokerto, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surakarta and Malang.
    • Participants get health insurance services through BNI Life providers and BNI Life cards that are distributed to participants at the time of arrival orientation.
    • Darmasiswa Participants are given accommodation and transportation during the Program Orientation if the arrival of Participants is according to the arrival schedule determined by the Bureau. If the Darmasiswa participants attend outside the specified schedule, the costs will be borne by each participant.
      • Darmasiswa participants will receive a settlement allowance of Rp1,000,000.00 (one million rupiah).
      • Darmasiswa participants can be assisted by the Managing Higher Education and PKLN Bureau of the Ministry of Education and Culture in administering immigration documents.
    • Darmasiswa participants are assisted by Managing Universities in finding housing.
      • Foreign nationals
      • Completed secondary education or its equivalent
      • Minimum age 18 years and Not older than 27 years of age
      • Able to communicate in English (Proven by English Language Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS or OTHER CERTIFICATE if applicable)
      • In good health as proven by Medical Certificate
      • Have basic knowledge of the field you're applying
      • Have good interest to learning about language, art and culture
      • Not registered as Darmasiswa’s Alumni
      • Not currently studying in Indonesia
      • Not currently working in Indonesia

        Required Document:
        • Curriculum vitae/resume
        • Medical certificate
        • Passport valid at least 24 months from the time of applying
        • Recommendation Letter from Education Institution / Professional Institution on official letterhead and signature (in English)
        • Last academic transcript and certificates (in English)
        • Language certificate (if applicable)
        • Other certificates that related to the field you're applying (if applicable)
        • Photo passport colour
        • Writing essay about purpose of study (in English or Bahasa Indonesia maximum 500 words)
        • The video shows full of body and has a maximum duration of 2 minutes to tell about the motivation to join the program and what will be done after the program, as an ambassador of Indonesian culture. (in English or Indonesian)
        How to Apply:
        • Prospective students are required to register and submit all documents in Darmasiswa RI official website
        • For students who are not in the student's home country is not allowed to be registered through the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in the participating countries (non-citizenship).

        02 March 2020