Indonesian Government Scholarships 2018/2019

Darmasiswa is a one-year non-degree scholarship program offered by the Indonesian government to all foreign students from countries that have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study the Indonesian language, arts, and culture. Participants can choose to study in one of the selected universities in different cities. The program is organized by the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) in Cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

The main purpose of the Darmasiswa program is to promote and increase interest in the language and culture of Indonesia among youth from other countries. The program is also designed to enhance mutual understanding and provide stronger cultural ties among different countries.

Unismuh Makassar has been trusted to hold Darmasiswa Program since 2006. It’s been for eleven years. The development of Studying Bahasa Indonesia and Culture for International students evaluated year by year. Unismuh staffs are really committed with Darmasiswa Program. Unismuh Makassar considers that Darmasiswa Program brings the university into International Level. Hence, Unismuh Makassar is completing all supporting elements for studying and interacting with the International students.

For the academic year, 2018 – 2019, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia once more invites the foreign students to participate in the Darmasiswa Scholarship at several universities in Indonesia. The program will commence in September 2018. Detailed information concerning the scholarship and the necessary forms can be linked at the official website.


Settlement allowance given during orientationAccommodation during orientation in JakartaDomestic transportation from Jakarta to host universityMonthly allowance of Rp 2,950,000Participants are advised to bring either cash money or an international credit card to meet incidental expenditures during their stay in Indonesia.


Each student has to fulfill these requirements as the follows:

Preferably StudentCompleted secondary education or its equivalentMinimum age 17 years and Not older than 35 years of ageAble to communicate in English and additional Bahasa Indonesia, Proven by English Language Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS or OTHER CERTIFICATE if applicable (Language certificate is not a mandatory)In good health as proven by Medical Certificate (medical checkup result)Passport size photoHave basic knowledge of the field you’re applying

DEADLINE: February 18, 2018

To apply and for more information visit here

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