KNB Scholarship Program 2016

 

I. BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO KNB SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Tenth Conference of Heads of States of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries commenced in Bandung from 1st- 6th September 1992 concluded, among others, the idea of scholarship provided by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia for the student coming from the NAM member countries.  Following the mandate, in 1993 the Government of the Republic of Indonesia started offering postgradute (Master Degree) scholarship to students form the NAM member countries.

Since 2002, due to the substantial change in the international political constellation, the use of the term "NAM" in this program was considered irrelevant.  The program name then change to Kemintraan Negara Berkembang (Developing Countries Partnership) Scholarship or KNB Scholarship.  Consequently, the program have been widely offered to students, not only to the NAM member countries, but also to the other developing countries such as Thailand, Fiji, Gambia, Senegal, Nigeria, Madagascar, Suriname, Pakistan, Guyana, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam dan Vanuatu.  In fact, this program has attracted more applicants as by 2015, 869 students from 64 countries had been awarded this scholarship.

 

II. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

1. To contribute in the human resource development in the developing countries;

2. To promote deeper cultural understanding among developing countries;

3. To strengthen the relationship and cooperation among developing countries.

 

III. STUDY PROGRAMS OFFERED

The scholarship is offered to potential student from developing countries to earn their Master Degree in one of 15 prominent universitis in Indonesia.  The study programs offered by those universities are listed below (please be advised that the study program offered is differs between university:

 

HUMANITIES
1. Literary Studies 4. Philosopy
2. Linguistics 5. Antrophology
3. History 6. Cultural Studies

 

ENGINEERING
1. Chemical Engineering 6. Geological Engineering
2. Civil Engineering 7. Informatics Enginering
3. Architectural Engineering 8. Environmental
4. Electrical Engineering 9. Engineering
5. Naval Architect & Marine Engineering 10. Mecahincal Engineering

 

SOCIAL SCIENCES
1. Public Administration 7. Communication & Media Studies
2. Political Science 8. International Relations
3. Sociology 9. Accounting
4. Psychology 10. Management
5. Law 11. Community Empowerment
6. Economics/Development Study  

 

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY STUDIES
1. Performing Arts & Arts Studies 3. Comparative Religious Studies
2. Tourism Studies 4. Bio Technology

 

EDUCATION
1. Indonesian Education 7. Applied Linguistics
2. Educational Science 8. History Education
3. Social Science Education 9. Instructional Educaiton
4. Natural Science Education 10. Educational Management
5. Primary School Teacher Educaiton 11. Educational Research & Evaluation
6. Out of School Education/ Informal Education 12. Vocational & Technology Education

 

SCIENCES
1. Biology 8. Statistics
2. Physics 9. Enviromental Sciences
3. Geography 10. Public Health
4. Chemistry 11. Sports sciences
5. Remote Sensing 12. Pharmacy Studies
6. Computer 13. Nursing
7. Mathematics  

 

IV. PERIODE OF STUDY

No
Programs Periode of Study
1. Indonesian Language Preparation 8 months
2. Master Preparatory Programs 4 months
3. Master Programs 24 months (4 semester)

 

 V. LEARNING PROCESS

a. Language

    Language instruction in lectures is recommended in Bahasa Indonesia

b. Thesis

    Thesis should be written in Bahasa Indonesia unless the universitz suggested otherwise

c. Research

   Research should be carried out in Indonesia

 

VI. SCHOLARSHIP COVERAGE

The KNB Scholarship covers:

1. A Settlement Allowance of IDR 1,000,000 will be given to new students upon their arrival in Indonesia;

2. While taking the Indonesian language course and prepatory programs, the new students will receive a Living Allowance of IDR 2,350,000 per month,

3. During the Master Program, the KNB students will receive a scheme of montly allowance as detailed below:

No Allowances Amount
1 Living Allowance IDR 2,350,000
2 Research Allowance IDR 400,000
3 Books Allowance IDR 350,00

 4. A health insurance with a maximum of IDR 200,000 monthly premium (In case of the cost of medical services exceeded to those covered by the health insurance, the difference should be borne by the student);

5. A round-trip international airfare (economy class) from the international airport of the student′s home countries to Indonesia, including local transport to the host university;

6. The scholarship will be provided for a maximum of 36 months (In case of early program completion, the scholarship will be stopped soon after the student set off for their home country);

7. Please be advised that the scholarship scheme will only sufficient to cover one person to living properly in most cities where the university are located.

Note: Other expenses beside above mentioned items will be considered as personal expenses and will be borne by the students.

 

VII. REQUIREMENTS

1. Maximum age is 35 years old;

2. Posses a bachelor degree (master degree holder is not eligible to apply);

3. Have a TOEFL (or other certified English Proficiency) score of 500 or equivalent;

4. Complete the on-line application form;

5. Prior to the departure to Indonesia, the successful candidates will have to sign a statement letter provided by the KNB Scholarship management.


VIII. HOW TO APPLY

a. Required Documents

1. Recommendation letter from the Indonesian Embassy in the respective country (in the case the Indonesian Embassy in Budapest)

2. Recommendation letter from the respective government official;

3. Two Academic Recommendation letters;

4. Scanned passport (personal data page only);

5. Scanned bachelor certificate and academic transcripts (in English);

6. Scanned TOEFL score certificate obtained within the last 2 years;

7. Scanned Medical Statement from governmnet hospital.

b. Application Procedures

1. Download the Invitation letter posted in the KNB Scholarship website;

2 Submit the Invitation letter, Passport, Academic Certificates and Academic Transcript to the Indonesian Embassy to acquire the recommendation letter;

3. Complete the online application process;

4. Selection process;

5. The Selection Results will be broadcasted online in the KNB Scholarhip Website and officially announced through the Indonesian Embassy publication network;

Please be advices that all application process is conducted online through KNB Scholarship website www.knb.dikti.go.id.

During the application process, please pay close attention to some important information below:

1. We strongly suggest you to collect as many information as possible on the univeristies and your desired study program.  Please be advised that once you are admitted, changing either the universities or your study program is strictly prohibited.

2. The recommendation letter from Indonesian Embassy is a mandatory. The recommendation letter will be issued based on verification and necessary background and/or security checks conducted by the Indonesian Embassy.  In case of no Indonesian official representative in your country, you need to obtain the letter from any Indonesian Embassy accredited to your country.

3. All the required documents have to be written or officially translated in English.

4. The participants from English speaking country are not necessarily excluded from the requirement to attach the written prove of their English proficiency.

5. The Universities hava all rights to conduct the selection methods including online interview with the potential candidates.

 

IX SCHEDULE

1. The online application proess must be completed no later than May 10th 2016;

2. Selection process will be conducted on the 3rd week of May;

3, The selection result will be announce on the 3rd week of June;

4. The students are expected to arrive in Jakarta by the end of August;

5. Orienteation will be organized in September;

6. The Indonesian languange course will commence in early September;

 

X. CONTACT

 

1

Directorate General of Science, Technology and Higher Education Affairs

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia

D Building, 6th Floor, Jalan Jenderal Sudirman, Senayan, Jakarta 10270

Phone : +62 21 57946063, Fax : +62 21 57946062

Email : beasiswaknb@dikti.go.id

 

2

Director of Public Diplomac, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.

Jalan Taman Pejambon No.6, Jakarta

Phone : +62 21 3813480, Fax : +62 21 3858035

3

Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

1068 Budapest, Varosligeti fasor 26

Phone :+ 36 1 4133801, Fax : +36 1 266 0572

Email : embassy@indonesianembassy.hu

 

XI. LIST OF UNIVERSITIES

NO UNIVERSITY CITY ADDRESS, PHONE, WEBSITE, EMAIL
1. Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) Bogor

Graduate School. Andi Hakim Nasution Building, 5th Floor

Kampus IPB Darmaga, Bogor

Ph.:+622518628448, Fax.:+622518622986, Email: sos@ipb.ac.id, Website: ipb.ac.id/education/graduate

2 Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Bandung

International Office

Jl. Ganesha No.17

Ph.& Fax.:+62222504282, Email:tdirgantara@pusat.itb.ac.id, avir@pusat.itb.ac.id, Website: international.itb.ac.id

3 Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) Surabaya

International Office ITS

Gedung Rektorat Lt.2, Kampus ITS, Keputih-Sukolilo, Surabaya 60111

Ph.:+62315994251 ext. 1224, Fax.:+62315923411, Email int_iff@its,ac,id, Website: www.its.ac.id, io.its.ac.id

4 Gadjah Mada University (UGM) Yogyakarta

International Office

Gedung Pusat UGM Lt.2, Bulak Sumur, Yogyakarta.

Ph.:+62274563974, Fax.:+62274552810, Email:admission@ugm.ac.id, Website:www.ugm.ac.id/eng

5 Airlangga University (UNAIR) Surabaya

Gedung Perpustakaan Lt. 1, Kampus C, Universitas Airlangga.

Jalan Mulyorejo, Surabaya 60115

Telp.:+62315966864, Fax.:+62315915551, Email:iep@ditpend.unair.ac.id, webiste:international.unair.ac.id

6 Malang State University (UM) Malang

Jl.Semarang No.5, Malang

Ph.:+6234155132, Fax.:+62341584759, Email:drasugiarti@gmail.com, kerjasama@um.ac.id, iro@um.ac.id, Website:www.um.ac.id/en, oia.um.ac.id

7 Sebelas Maret State University (UNS) Surakarta

Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A, Surakarta - 57126

Ph.:+62271632450, Fax.:+62271632450, Email:tika_mustikka@yahoo.com, Website:io.uns.ac.id, pasca.uns.ac.id

8 Yogyakarta State University (UNY) Yogyakarta

International Office

Jl.Colombo, Karangmalang, Yogyakarta -55281

Ph.:+62274520324, Fax.:+62274520324, Email:kerjasama_pasca@yahoo.com, Website:english.uny.ac.id

9 Padjadjaran University (UNPAD) Bandung

International Office

Jl. Dipati Ukur No.35 Bandung

Ph.:+62222508122, Fax.:+62222512780, Email:international@unpad.ac.id, Website:www.unpad.ac.id/en, www.international.unpad.ac.id

10 Indonesia Education University (UPI) Bandung

Office of International Education and Relations.

Gedung University Centre Lt.1

Jl. Dr. Setiabudhi No.229, Bandung-40154

Ph.& Fax.:+62222013313

Email:oier.upi@gmail.com, website:www.upi.edu, oier.upi.edu

 11  Parahyangan Catholic University (UNPAR)  Bandung

 Jalan Ciumbuleuit 94, Bandung 40414

Ph.:+62222032576, Fax.:+62222031110, Email:io@unpar.ac.id, niajuliawati@gmail.com, website:www.unpar.ac.id

 12  University of Atma Jaya Yogyakarta (UAJY)  Yogyakarta

 Jl.Babarsari No.6, Yogyakarta - 55281

Ph.:+62274487711, Fax.:+62274487748, Email:kkp@uajy.ac.id, Website:www.uajy.ac.id/international-affairs

 13  University of Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS)  Surakarta

 Jl. A. Yani Tromol Pos 1 Pabelan, Kartasura, Surakarta 57162

Ph.:+62271717417, Fax.:+62271715448, Email:wijianto@ums.ac.id, Website:www.ums.ac.id

 14  Diponegoro University (UNDIP)  Semarang

 International Office, Gedung ICT Center 4th Floor, Jl. Prof. Soedarto, Sh. Tembalang, Semarang 50275

Ph./Fax.:+62247465402, Email:rully.rahadianto@live.undip.ac.id, rohman@undip.ac.id

 15  University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM)  Malang

 Jl. Raya Tlogo Mas No. 246, Malang

Ph.:+62341414368, Fax.:+62341460435, Email:iroumm@yahoo.com, Website:www.umm.ac.id, iro.umm.ac.id

 

 

 

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