Sunday, May 31, 2020

Unggulan Scholarship

In order to improve the competitiveness of Indonesia in all fields, especially in the quality of education and to further develop thelocal potentials, the Ministry of National Education through the Bureau of Planning and International Partnership has launched Unggulan Scholarship at the national and international level since 2006. 

Accordingly, this program is dedicated to:

  1. Best university graduates to pursue his/her career as a lecturer
  2. Outstanding academicians which are expected to increase the qualification according to her/his duties and functions

The strategic fields offered for the prospective lecturers are: agricultural sciences, vocational education on early childhood education, nursing and health education, engineering sciences, local and international languages, mathematics, arts and culture, sports, and disaster management.

Meanwhile, the strategic fields offered for academicians are: international relations, communications, library, financial forensic andgovernmental accounting, higher education management, and legal drafting.

General requirements forinterested candidates are:

  1. GPA of 3.0 (Bachelor Graduates) and 3.25 (Master Graduates)
  2. Applicants for Master Program should be maximum 38 years old and 40 years old for Doctoral Program when applying
  3. Applicants should have been accepted in his/her proposed field of study in the hosting university, proven by the Letter of Acceptance

Specific requirements for the prospective applicants:

  1. Successfully passed the selection conducted by selection team formed by Director General of Higher Education (Ministry of National Education)
  2. Have obtained unconditional Letter of Acceptance from world-rank overseas university
  3. Have obtained English proficiency certificate (min. IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 87) or other language certificates in accordance with the targeted university

The initial selection begins with administration selection in which the applicants must register online at, and submit his/her application documents to DIKTI. The successful candidates will be then, if necessary, interviewed (in English) as part of the selection process.

The scholarship will cover:

  1. Living expenses (DIKTI standard)
  2. Books expenses (DIKTI standard)
  3. Health insurance (at cost)
  4. Tuition fee
  5. Return tickets for economy class (at cost)

All the completed applications should be submitted to the following address:

Direktorat Pendidik dan Tenaga Kependidikan

Direktorat Jenderal Pendidikan Tinggi

Gedung D lantai 5

Pintu 1 Senayan, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Jakarta 10002

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