Friday, June 23, 2017

Darmasiswa

 

Darmasiswa scholarship is a scholarship program offered by Indonesian government to the countries that have diplomacy relation with Indonesia. The aim of this program is introducing Indonesian language and culture to the young generation in all over the world. Moreover, this scholarship program strengthens the relationship and the understanding of the culture among the youth. Dharmasiswa scholarship holders are able to select one of 45 universities in some cities in Indonesia. This scholarship is organized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affair of Indonesia.

 

Darmasiswa started from 1974 in which ASEAN became the pioneer of the program and they only accepted students from ASEAN countries. In 1976, this program expanded and invited more students from other countries such as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, Holland, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and United States. Lately, there are 75 countries which take part in this scholarship program.

There are two scheme of Darmasiswa:

  • One year program: this program lasts for a year, and it is offered to students from every country which has diplomacy relation with Indonesia. They learn Bahasa Indonesia, Arts (music, dance, and traditional industry/handicraft),  Cuisines, and Tourism in selected universities in Indonesia
  • 6 months program: this program lasts for 6 months, and it is offered to students from every country which has diplomacy relation with Indonesia. They learn Bahasa Indonesia in selected universities in Indonesia
  • Summer course (3 months) program: this program lasts for 3 months, and it is offered to students from every country which has diplomacy relation with Indonesia. They learn specific Indonesian studies in selected universities in Indonesia

Requirements:

  1. Completed the application form
  2. Max. 35 years old
  3. Senior High School graduate
  4. Copy of diploma and transcript
  5. Health certificate from trusted/legal institution
  6. 5 passport photos
  7. Copy of passport which is valid at least 18 months from the arrival in Indonesia

Able to communicate in English and have basic knowledge about the selected subject

More info about this program : Darmasiswa Official Website

Recent Updates about the program is avalable on

Darmasiswa Official Twitter

Darmasiswa Official Facebook Page

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