Wednesday, May 6, 2020

[Bachelor Degree] PBSB Scholarship Program 2020 from KEMENAG, Indonesia and Morocco (Fully Funded)

Santri Achievement Scholarship Program (PBSB) are opened! This scholarship, which is routinely offered annually by the Ministry of Religion, is given to students who have academic ability, personal maturity, reasoning ability, and the potential to be able to attend higher education programs. From 2005 to 2019, PBSB has provided scholarships to 4,909 outstanding students from no less than 2000 Islamic boarding schools throughout Indonesia. The following is complete information about the PBSB 2020 Scholarship.

There is something different from PBSB in 2020. Currently PBSB is focused on preparing cadre of scholars. The focus of the PBSB study selection this time is on Ma'had Aly and the leading Islamic religious study program in Morocco.
The PBSB study options for 2020 are as follows:
  • Ma'had Aly As'adiyah Sengkang, South Sulawesi for takhassus Tafsir and Tafsir knowledge.
  • Ma'had Aly Hasyim Asy’ari Jombang, East Java for takhassus Hadith and Hadith knowledge
  • Ma'had Aly Kebonjambu Cirebon, West Java for takhassus Fiqh and Usul Fiqh
  • Ma'had Aly Salafiyah Syafi’iyah Situbondo, East Java for takhassus Fiqh and Usul Fiqh.
  • Universities in Morocco, Cooperation between the Indonesian Ministry of Religion and Ministry of Waqf and Islamic Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco for Islamic Studies programs.
  • Tuition fees up to level 4 or semester 8.
  • Special professional education fees for mahasantri who choose to study at PTM in the country for study options that require professional education based on the recommendations of each partner university.
  • Living expenses until graduating from college. For those who choose to study at a university in Morocco, living costs will be provided by the Ministry of Waqf and Islamic affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco.
  • Other allowances to support research activities / field practice work / completion of the final project / placement allowance at the new location. Allowance is only given once during PBSB mahasantri.
  • Language matriculation fees for students who choose to study abroad.
  • Ticket costs for departure and return for students who choose to study abroad.
  • The cost of book allowances for mahasantri who choose to study abroad. This fee is given once a year.
  • It is a santri for at least 3 years in a row.
  • On July 1, 2020 the maximum age is:
    • 20 years for final year santri at MAS and MAN (born on July 1, 2000, July 2, 2000, and so on);
    • 23 years for students graduating from SPM / PDF / Equality Education organized by PPS (born on July 1, 1997, July 2, 1997, and so on).
  • Having good behavior and recommendations from the Boarding School Board of Directors is proven by a letter from the Boarding School Board of Origin Students.
  • Have academic and non-academic achievements by attaching a charter or certificate.
  • Preferably outstanding students who come from underprivileged families.
How to Apply:
The registration for prospective participants of the 2020 PBSB selection is done online at
Registrants are encouraged to pay attention to the following:
  • PBSB Technical Guidelines for 2020 which can be downloaded on HERE;
  • Understand the procedures for registration on the registration link provided;
  • Quotas, General and Special Requirements;
  • Changes in the PBSB selection pattern for 2020 adjust the Government's policies related to Covid-19 emergencies (pattern requirements are explained in the following points);
  • All forms of data falsification have administrative and legal sanctions;
  • Applicants resign after being declared passed the selection, pesantren from santri will be blacklisted and not allowed tore-registered his students in the following years. 
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