DARMASISWA INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017
DARMASISWA is a one year non-degree scholarship program offered by the Indonesian government to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Bahasa Indonesia, arts, music, craft 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) with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
The main purpose of the Darmasiswa program is to increase and foster interest in Bahasa Indonesia and Indonesian culture among citizens from other countries. It has also been designed to enhance mutual understanding and provide stronger cultural ties among different countries.
I. SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM
Note: Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Higher Education (HE)
II. VISA ARRANGEMENT
The Darmasiswa student is required to have a Social Visit Visa (VKSB) for 60 days issued by the Indonesian Embassy in the student’s country of residence. Upon arrival in Indonesia, the Darmasisw student’s passport has to be submitted to the Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of Education and Culture, for necessary arrangements in obtaining recommendations of the State Secretariat and the Directorate General of Immigration, Ministry of Law and Human Rights.
The students are prohibited to apply for Tourist Visa or On-Arrival Visa for study purpose.
III. COVERAGE OF SCHOLARSHIP
Monthly allowance will be received by participant is Rp 2.000.000,00 (two million rupiah).
a. Living Cost : Rp. 1.200.000
IV. QUALIFICATIONS OF STUDENTS
Each student has to fulfill these requirements as the follows:
The applicant should register through the following procedures:
VI. APPLICATION REQUIREMENT
Student must submit a complete application package that includes all the following items:
a. Completed admission application form download here
For the homestay application form can be downloaded here
For the list of universities can be downloaded here.
The address of the Indonesian Embassy in Budapest is: Budapest Városligeti fasor 26. H-1068, HUNGARY, afterward Indonesian Embassy will send the selected documents to :
The Ministry of Education and Culture does not provide the accomodation for students.
VIII. ARRIVAL IN INDONESIA
The Ministry of Education and Culture does not provide the return International airfare to Indonesia. We only provide the transportation from Jakarta to place of study; however the transportation from place of study to Jakarta will be carried out by students.
The Ministry of Education and Culture (MoEC) will not provide health insurance; therefore the participants are expected to have the International insurance.