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DIKTI-LPDP-STUNED Joint Scholarship Programme

NUFFIC Neso Indonesia, Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) and Directorate General of Higher Education - Ministry of Education and Cultrue (DIKTI), through its StuNed Scholarship Programme and DIKTI-LPDP Scholarship programme have agreed to collaborate in a joint scholarship programme.

This joint programme aims to optimize the resources that the organisations have by focusing on some specific areas that are mutually relevant and important to Indonesia's development priorities, the development of key expertise in the Dutch knowledge sector, and the bilateral cooperation agenda of the two countries. This programme is expected to bring more impact to Indonesia's human capital development gearing to 2045 as the year set for Indonesia's economy to take off.

Furthermore, this joint scholarship serves as a pilot project for growing more strategic partnership in the area of education, research, innovation and human resources capacity building. This collaboration is a strategic partnership which follows the trajectory of the Netherlands as one of the favourite study destinations for LPDP scholarship awardees with more than 1500 current students and alumni of LPDP who pursued their studies in the Netherlands.

This scholarship targets young Indonesian potentials with excellent profile to pursue their master's degree in participating Dutch Higher Education Institutions (DHEIs) in courses that are related to the following fields:

  • Water Management and Technology
  • Entrepeneurship, Sustainable and Circular Economy focusing on Fishteries and Marine
  • Fisheries and Maritime Sciences and Technology

Scholarship value

DIKTI-LPDP will cover the following costs:

  • economy international airline return ticket Indonesia (Jakarta) - Netherlands (Amsterdam) and an addition of domestic airline return ticket (city of domicile to international airport) for the awardees who live outside Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi
  • settling-in allowance upon arrival in the Netherlands
  • awardees' living allowances in the Netherlands
  • international Seminar participation (terms and condition applies)
  • international Journal Publication (terms and condition applies)
  • emergency fund (terms and condition applies)

Nuffic Neso Indonesia through StuNed Scholarship Programme will cover the following costs:

  • Dutch language and Acculturation Course Fee
  • student visa costs
  • tuition fee for the whole scholarship period (up to EUR 20,000 per year)
  • health insurance during the scholarship period
  • study material for the whole scholarship period (arranged and paid for by the Dutch institution)
  • thesis allowance, in accordance with terms and conditions stipulated in Rule and Regulations of StuNed Scholarship Program (arranged and paid for by the Dutch institution).
Countries eligible for this scholarship
  • Indonesia

Application requirements

The scholarship applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Indonesian citizen, living in Indonesia, and willing to return to Indonesia upon graduation from the program
  • education background: S1/D4, minimal GPA: 3.0
  • unconditional Letter of Admission (LoA)
  • TOEFL IBT >6.5, valid for 2 years from the date of test
  • study programme in accordance with the Netherlands-Indonesia bilateral priority area. The annual tuition fee of the proposed study program should be EUR 20,000 at maximum
  • maximum 35 years old by 31 December 2021
  • not intended for joint-program, part-time study program, pre-master or distance learning
  • not currently pursuing or already obtained a master's degree

The documents have to be submitted by the scholarship applicants through LPDP E-Beasiswa platform:

  • scan of passport and KTP
  • academic certificate or diploma and transcript of previous education (bachelor's degree)
  • English proficiency certificate (IELTS or TOEFL IBT)
  • unconditional letter of admission from a Dutch Higher Education Institution
  • motivation statement
  • statement by employer
  • In addition, the applicants may also submit the following documents: award certificates, publication, other proofs of achievement

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