Indonesia is currently holding the status of a developing country. We are in the crossroad, are we to advance to developed country, or will we be trapped in the middle as a developing country? With plenty of natural resources and vast number of population, normally we could easily move forward to the next stage. However, because of the geographical challenges and the result of concentrated development, only several area has adequate education, while most rural area are in need to have its development to be expedited in many ways.
Human capital is one of the most important factors to help a country advances, hence creating better prosperity of a nation. Indonesia has a huge number in its population, but without building the capacity and quality of its human resources, its population will be a liability, rather than an asset.
The great news is Indonesia government start to accelerate a number of systematic, integrated and sustainable approach to improve the quality of the human resources in Indonesia. LPDP is one of the biggest scholarship provider in the world. By providing scholarship, the government hope to accelerate human capital development in Indonesia, to produce quality future leaders that will be an asset of the country.
LPDP is dedicated to highly motivated and distinguish Indonesian youth. The scholarship takes into account the candidates’ region of origin, program interest and gender during the selection process. The scholarship specifically targetted for Indonesian citizens who obtained academic achievements in their previous education. In addition, awardees are also expected to acquire exceptional leadership skill and committed to contribute to Indonesia.
LPDP is aiming to boost development and create Indonesia future leaders in various sectors through world class education. The priority sectors are engineering, science, agriculture, law, economic, finance, medicine, religion and social science.
LPDP scholarship program has become the most popular scholarship program among Indonesian students. LPDP is a full-coverage scholarship including application fee, tuition fee, literature grant, thesis fee, graduation fee, living allowance, settlement allowance, round-trip travel grants, and insurance. Any additional fee you need? Nope! All are covered. Yearly, LPDP have safely traveled more than thousands of awardees to study in the world-class universities abroad. The application and selection process are extremely competitive in this sense. You need to run through face-to-face interview, on the spot essay writing and group discussion. But after all, nothing is impossible when you are well-prepared!
The scholarships program offered for candidates who wish to study I one of Indonesian university or abroad. This scholarship focused on ten (10) areas of scientific priority LPDP, which include: Engineering, Science, Agriculture, Medicine, Accounting / Finance, Legal, Religious, Economic, Social, and Culture & Languages.
This scholarship program offered a financial aid for master or doctoral students with limited funding to finish their thesis/dissertations at their current university in Indonesia or abroad. The objective of this program is to increase the number of qualified master or doctoral graduates who can contribute to the growth of science and technology in Indonesia.
Since the distribution of highly educated human resources are not evenly distributed in Indonesia, LPDP pull out a special effort to improve the quality of human resources in the boundary and/or disadvantaged regions. Therefore, LPDP offered Affirmations Scholarships program specifically for groups of community that require special attention.
Application for Indonesian University 3 April 2017, Foreign University 7 July 2017.
Result Announcement on 19 June 2017 (Indonesian University), 12 October 2017 (Foreign University)
Beasiswa Unggulan aim to improve the capability and competence of Indonesian human resources to accelerate the development of Indonesia. It was initiated and managed by the Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation (BKLN) and Ministry of Education and Culture. This scholarship program enables intelligent and competitive individuals to pursue their education on higher degree in Indonesia or abroad. Furthermore, foreign students could also find this program supports them to study in Indonesia.
Beasiswa Masyarakat Berprestasi targets excel individuals and is provided for Degree scholarships dan Non-Degree scholarships. The scholarships cover tuition fees, living allowance, and study-related cost.
Along with the dynamic changes of technology, culture, social and economic development in the global era, the program meets the necessity of the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Institute for Education Quality Assurance (LPMP) to increase their employees’ competence. It opens the opportunity to continue their education at universities in Indonesia or overseas, degree level or short courses and training.
The scholarship program enables highly motivated foreign students to enroll in Master or Doctoral programs in Indonesia. It focuses on the field of Bahasa Indonesia (language and education), art and culture. The program is also intended for Darmasiswa alumni and partner countries in education.
Deadline for 2017
Application period between February – April (Batch I) and June – July (Batch II)
Result Announcement on 12 May (Batch I) and 1 September (Batch II)
BUDI is a scholarship program managed by Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristek DIKTI) together with Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP). This program aims to improve the qualifications and competence of lecturers in Indonesia.
a. Master and Doctoral Degree Scholarship (in-country)
BUDI supports lecturers who would like to pursue their Master or Doctoral degree at one of the listed universities in Indonesia. Applicants could simply register online through the website before continue to the selection process which conducted by Kemenristek DIKTI together with LPDP. Similar with previous years, candidates could submit their applications for BUDI and applying to the destination university at the same time.
More information on Scholarships Guidebook
Application period between 3 May – 31 July
Result announcement around 25 July – 5 August
b. Doctoral Degree Scholarship (abroad)
Especially for Doctoral degree, BUDI available to support highly motivated lecturer who wish to obtain the degree abroad. Similar to in-country program, Lecturer should be able to submit NIDN or NIDK. It is not possible to combine this scholarship with another sponsor. Finance component and amount of benefit for awardees are adjusted with LPDP standard per destination country.
More information on Scholarships Guidebook