DARMASISWA is a one year non-degree scholarship program offered by the Indonesian goverment to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia, arts, music, crafts and particular subject in 54 selected Indonesian Higher Education Institutions (HE) in different cities in Indonesia. This program organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) in Cooperation with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). The main purpose of the Darmasiswa program is to incrase and foster interest in Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian Culture among citizens drom other countries.it has also benn designed to enhance mutual understanding and provide stronger cultural ties among different countries.


Further information about Darmasiswa could be found at :http://darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id/darmasiswa

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Required documents:

  1. Curriculum vitae/resume.
  2. Medical certificate.
  3. Passport valid at least 18 months from time of arrival in Indonesia (estimated arrival : 1st August 2017).
  4. Recommendation Letter From Education Institution/Professional Institution on official letterhead and signature (in English).
  5. Last academic transcript and certificates (in English).
  6. Language certificate (if applicable).
  7. Other certificates that related to the field you’re applying (if applicable).
  8. Writing essay about purpose of study (in english or bahasa Indonesia maximum 500 words).

Important Dates:

  1. Online Registration (9 December 2016-9 February 2017)
  2. Interview at The Embassy of Republic of Indonesia (13 February-3 March 2017)
  3. First Option Academic Selection (4 March-10 March 2017)
  4. Second Option Academic Selection (13 March-31 March 2017)
  5. Announcement of The Selection Results (7 April 2017)
  6. Confirmation of Participant (8 April-16 June 2017)
  7. Submitting Flight Itinirary (8 April-1 August 2017)
  8. Orientation (August 2017)
  9. Commencement Program (September 2017)
  10. This schedule may change any time

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