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  Developing Countries Scholarship Programme, Indonesia 2013 


Indonesian Government has offered scholarships, under its scheme Beasiswa Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) / Developing Countries Partnership (DCP), for pursuing Master studies in various universities of Indonesia for the Academic Session 2013-14. The details are as under:


The scholarship aims:

  • To promote deeper cultural understanding among developing countries.
  • To strengthen the relationship and mutual cooperation among the participating countries
  • To contribute to the development of human resource quality

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The maximum of age is 35 years.
  • Has a completed four (4) years Bachelors Degree or equivalent.
  • Has a TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent
  • Complete the online application form
  • Candidates must be recommended by teh Indonesian Embassy.
  • Candidates must bein good health proved by an official medical statement from authroized  medical practitoner.
  • Prior to the departure to Indonesian, the successful candidates will be required to sign a statement letter provided by the KNB scholarship Management.

Study Programs Offered:

The scholarship is offered to postgraduate students (Master Degree) to study at one of the thirteen (13) universities in Indonesia for 3 years, consisting of one year of the Indonesian Language and Preparatory Programs and 2 years of Master Program with the arrangement below.

*.* Language
All lectures and thesis writing will be in the Indonesian language.

Fields of study (be advised that not every university offers the following fields of study)


  • Literary studies
  • Linguistics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural Studies


  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Remote sensing
  • Computer
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Public Health
  • Sports Sciences
  • Medical Studies
  • Pharmacy Studies
  • Nursing

Agricultural Sciences

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agronomy
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Forestry
  • Animal Science
  • Veterinary Science
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Estate Crop Product Technology
  • Marine Science
  • Fisheries

Multi-disciplinary Studies

  • Performing Arts and Arts Studies
  • Comparative Religious Studies
  • Tourism Studies
  • Bio Technology

Social Science

  • Public Administration
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Economic Development Study
  • Management
  • Law
  • International Relations
  • Accounting
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Community Empowerment Studies



  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geological Engineering
  • Naval Architect & Marine Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Informatics Engineering


  • Education Management
  • Education Research and Evaluation
  • Social Science Education
  • Natural Science Education
  • Vocational and Technology Education
  • Out of School/Informal Education
  • Applied Linguistics
  • History Education
  • Instructional Education
  • Indonesian Education
  • Educational Science
  • Primary School Teacher Education

Period of Study :

  • Indonesian Language : 8 Months
  • Master Preparatory Programs : 4 Months
  • Master Programs : 24 Months (4 Semester)

How to Apply:

  • Fill ONLINE Scholarship Application form from http://www.knb.dikti.go.id After filling take out its print and attach the required documents mentioned below:
  • Attested photocopies of all the academic certificates / degrees/ transcripts.
  • TOEFL score certificate (500 or equivalent) obtained within the last 2 years.
  • Two (02) Academic Recommendation Letters.
  • Health certificate from a recognized / authorized medical doctor.
  • A photocopy of Passport (Personal Information page only) or Birth Certificate or National Identity Card.
  • A nomination letter from the repective Government official
  • Obtain Nomination letter from the embassy of Republic of Indonesia. To obtain the Nomination Letters take below mentioned documents to the embassy of Republic of Indonesia, Islamabad.
  • KNB Scholarship Invitation letter which can be downloaded from http://www.knb.diknas.go.id/daftar.php
  • Passport or Birth Certificate in English.
  • All Academic Mark sheets, Certificates, Transcripts, Degrees, Diplomas.
  • NOC from Indonesian Embassy is an important document. Any application without NOC will not be entertained/ considered.
  • Download and fill HEC Application form (Click here to download)
  • Attach the payment receipt of Rs. 300 (Application Processing Fee) with HEC Application form only. All payments are to be made to HEC through HBL online facility. This facility is available in all branches of Habib Bank Ltd. A separate bank Account No. 17427900133401 is being maintained for the purpose.
  • Do not attach both HEC and Indonesian Scholarship forms with each other. Keep them separate.
  • The documents should be properly attached with the application forms and must be in proper form.

Scholarship Coverage:

  • Living Allowance
  • Research and book allowances (will be given during the Master Program)
  • Health insurance
  • Round trip international ticket

Where to Send Applications:

Send the application package to the address mentioned below before 10th April, 2013:



HRD Division,

Higher Education Commission



IMPORTANT NOTE:  HEC is only facilitating in the processing of this scholarship scheme. Therefore, HEC has no financial liability in this regard.

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