DARMASISWA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2017/2018

 

 
DARMASISWA INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018

 

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The DARMASISWA program was started in 1974 as part of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended to include students from other countries such as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and USA. In early 90′s, this program was extended further to include all countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia. Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 80 countries.

The main purpose of the DARMASISWA program is to promote and increase the interest in the language and culture of Indonesia among the youth of other countries. It has also been designed to provide stronger cultural links and understanding among participating countries.

 

SCHEDULES

  1. Online registration - 9 December 2016 until 25 February 2017. Please click here!
  2. Interview at related KBRI/KJRI - 27 February 2017 until 19 March 2017
  3. Selection by the University (online) - 20 March 2017 until 7 April 2017
  4. Final announcement - 25 April 2017
  5. Estimated arrival at Indonesia - Late August 2017

PROCEDURES

Prospective students are required to register and submit all documents in Darmasiswa RI official website apply.darmasiswa.kemdikbud.go.id. For students who are not in the student′s home country is not allowed to be registered through the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in the participating countries (non-citizenship).

QUALIFICATIONS OF STUDENTS

  1. Preferably Student
  2. Completed secondary education or its equivalent
  3. Minimum age 17 years and Not older than 35 years of age
  4. Able to communicate in English and additional Bahasa Indonesia(Proven by English Language Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS or OTHER CERTIFICATE if applicable)
  5. In good health as proven by Medical Certificate
  6. Passport size photo
  7. Have basic knowledge of the field you′re applying

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Curriculum vitae/resume
  2. Medical sertificate
  3. Passport valid at least 18 months from time of arrival in Indonesia (estimated arrival : 1st August 2017)
  4. Recommendation Letter From Education Institution / Professional Institution on official letterhead and signature (in English)
  5. Last academic transcript and certificates (in English)
  6. Language certificate (if applicable)
  7. Other certificates that related to the field you′re applying (if applicable)
  8. Writing essay about purpose of study (in english or bahasa Indonesia maximum 500 words)

I.RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

RIGHTS

  1. Students monthly stipend will be divided into 2 groups of area: Area 1 Rp. 2.850.000,- (Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Denpasar, Makassar, Manado), Area 2 Rp. 2.450.000,- (Aceh, Padang, Palembang,Purwokerto, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surakarta, Malang, Samarinda)
  2. Students will be provided with accommodation and transportation during the Orientation Program if time arrival in time with the schedule from the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  3. Students will get settlement allowance when attending the Orientation Program.
  4. Students legal permit arrangement with the help of the Host University will be supported by Ministry of Education and Culture.
  5. Students may seek assistance from Host University in finding a house/room to rent which is included in monthly stipend

OBLIGATION

  1. Students must sign a statement letter provided by the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General.
  2. Students are requested to inform the Bureau of Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of Education and Culture regarding date and time of arrivals to Indonesia for pick up arrangement.
  3. Students must arrive in Indonesia a day before the Orientation Program.
  4. Students will responsible for the accommodation arrangement and immigration expenses if time arrival is not in time with the schedule arranged by Ministry of Education and Culture.
  5. Students must follow the study until the end of the program.
  6. Students must write final report to the Host University and Ministry of Education and Culture after finishing the study in Indonesia.

ACADEMIC REGULATIONS

A. CLASS ROOM RULES

 

  1. Students must dress courteously and with decency during their study in classroom and on campus (sleeveless tops, shorts and sandals are prohibited)
  2. Cell phones are to be turned off during study in the classroom.
  3. The allowable maximum lateness is 15 minutes.

B. CLASSROOM ATTENDANCE

  1. The minimum class attendance is 75% of the total class sessions per month. Any students who fail to meet the attendance requirement in a certain month are not entitled to the monthly allowance for the subsequent month.
  2. Only students with a minimum class attendance of 75% of the total class sessions for a semester are eligible to sit for the Final/Achievement test.
  3. Permission for nor attending a class session are given to the DRI participants only for the following conditions:
  • illness (a doctor’s written statement must be presented)
  • Parents/Family visit (allowable maximum class absence is 1 week)
  • Immigration matters
  • On duties assigned by the Host University
  • Other acceptable excuses.

C. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

  1. Altering the selected field of study or host university is not permitted
  2. Participants can extend their study period in Darmasiswa Scholarship program, if only they can get a recommendation from the host University and their home country embassy in Indonesia.
  3. participants overdue arrival to the University at least 1 week after program started at the University.
  4. Travelling out of Indonesia during academic period of study is not permitted, except for emergency, such as: unexpected death or severe illness of parents and completion of study/graduation ceremony in the origin country
  5. Travelling out of Indonesia is only permitted for 1 (one) time during the academic holidays (allowable maximum leave is 2 weeks)
  6. DRI participants must submit a written final report to the Host University and Ministry of Education and Culture upon their completion of study in Indonesia.

D. ISSUANCE CERTIFICATE

Only participants who meet the academic requirements and sit for the achievement test of their study are awarded a certificate of study or a statement of study completion by the Host University.

E. SANCTIONS

DRI participants are subject to imposition of sanctions under the following conditions:

  1. Any participants who fail to meet the minimum attendance requirement of 75% of the total class sessions in the previous month are not entitled to the monthly allovance for the subsequent month
  2. Any participants who fail to meet the minimum attendance requirement of 75% of the total class sessions in 1 semester are not eligible to sit for an achievement test and/or receive a certificate.
  3. Any participants who commit a violation against the other academic regulations (exclusive of classroom attendance) for the first time will be given a spoken reprimand by the authority of the Host University. Upon the second violation, the participants will be given a Letter of Reprimand 1 (SP1). Upon the third violation, the participants will be given a Letter of Reprimand 2 (SP2). Upon issuance of Letter of Reprimand 2 (SP2), the scholarship is terminated and the participants are not eligible to sit for the achievement test of the study and deportation.
  4. Host Universities with the approval from BPKLN may revoke the sponsorship letter and residential/stay permit for any participants upon any violation of regulations or upon the completion of term of study. The participants whose sponsorship letter and residential permit are revoked must return to their origin country at their own expense.

NON ACADEMIC REGULATIONS

A. LEGAL

  1. Must comply with the prevailing laws and regulations of the Republic of Indonesia
  2. Must comply with the the existing regulations of the Host University
  3. Must not work/earn a living while studying in Indonesia.
  4. Must not engage in political and criminal activities
  5. Must not get involved with drug trafficking ( either as a drug abuser or trafficker)

B. SOCIAL

  1. Must not bring along any family members even if it is at their own expense during the study
  2. Must not perform immoral acts
  3. Must not in a state of pregnancy
  4. Must be able to adapt and interact with the surrounding people and culture
  5. Must not perform any activities related to certain indoctrination

C. SANCTIONS

  1. Any participants who commit a violation against the prevailing laws and regulation of the Republic of Indonesia are subject to imposition of sanctions in accordance with the prevailing laws and regulations of the Republic of Indonesia.
  2. Any participants who commit a violation against the existing regulations of the Host University are subject to imposition of sanctions in accordance with the prevailing regulations of the Host University and/or Letter of Reprimand issued by the authority. Host University with the approval from BPKLN may repatriate any participants for their commission of a violation.

Any participants who commit a violation against any social norms and values will be given a Letter of Reprimand. The second violation results in the student being deported.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL REGULATIONS

  1. The scholarship granted to the participants conforms with the 12 month of study program.
  2. Any participants who intend to terminate their term of study before the program in the university ends are only entitled to the allowance for the month they are to leave for their origin country.
  3. DRI participants receive their monthly allowance in the first week of each month providing that the participants meet the minimum attandance requirement of 75 % of the total class sessions in the previous month.
  4. DRI participants will receive their monthly allowance providing that they remain in Indonesia during their academic period of study and academic holidays.
DRI participants must submit their original passport and other immigration documents upon their arrival in Indonesia to the Host University for safekeeping. The participants will be provided with a copy of the documents and a statement of document safekeeping by the Host University.

 

PLACE OF STUDY

Please click  here

 

For further information please visit the website of Darmasiswa RI - click  here

 
 

 

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