:: Info Beasiswa Indonesia (Scholarship)1/24/2013

Master Scholarships for Indonesian Citizen to USA

A key component of the U.S. government’s development program in Indonesia has always been training, and the support for both short and long-term exchange opportunities continues to be powerful tool in helping individuals, organizations, and institutions acquire the knowledge, skills, and capacity to support Indonesia’s on-going development. Program to Extend Scholarships and Training to Achieve Sustainable Impacts (PRESTASI) provides opportunities for Indonesians to earn Master degrees in selected fields primarily from a university in the US. PRESTASI is open to all Indonesians who meet the requirements.

Target of participant for PRESTASI Program are as follow:

    Emerging Leaders

    Public and private sector institutions
    Female participation
    Under-represented and disadvantaged areas

The goal of PRESTASI is to improve the performance and leadership skills of Indonesian professionals, which, in turn will help to promote development in Indonesia. Specifically, PRESTASI will provide training and technical services required to strengthen and expand the base of skilled, high-performing professionals and institutions in Indonesia’s public and private sector.

PRESTASI will continue to support the tradition of participant training and human capacity development by providing opportunities for advanced academic degrees in the U.S. and Indonesia. Since 2007, PRESTASI has supported 162 participants for short term opportunities and 191 participants for longer term opportunities to study in the U.S., Indonesia and third countries.

Selection Criteria
The selection process is highly competitive.

Candidates must show:

    Leadership abilities
    Excellence in a technical field
    Academic interests that are relevant to the achievement of USAID/Indonesia and GOI development goals
    Academic or other necessary qualifications for the desired training.

General Requirement

    Indonesian citizen
    U.S. government employee/USAID contractor staff or employee where salary is directly paid by U.S. government is ineligible to apply
    Available for a minimum of 10 (ten) years of employment prior to retirement upon completion of study
    Evidence of English ability in the form of either ITP TOEFL® score of 450 or IBT TOEFL® score of 45 or IELTS™ score of 5.0
    Hold a bachelor degree or equal, with minimum GPA of 2.75 (scale 4.0)
    Have a strong commitment to return Indonesia upon graduation
    Currently not receiving scholarship from other institution
    No prior master degree
    Minimum two (2) years working experience in the same field with the proposed of study

Following is list of documents which must be submitted together with your application form (mandatory documents):

    Completed and signed application form
    Certified undergraduate certificate and academic transcripts
    Recent photograph (4×6, B/W or color)
    Recent curriculum vitae (in English)
    Copy of valid national ID Card (KTP or Passport)
    Valid TOEFL® ITP or TOEFL® IBT or IELTS™ scores result
    Original Reference Letters, in sealed envelopes (3 Letters)
    Letter of Approval from Personnel Office of Applicant’s working institution

Below documents might be attached to support your application (optional):

    Latest salary slip
    Copy of certificates and awards
    Copy of article, journal, research or cover page of your publication, etc.

Critical Dates

    Application Deadline: April 12, 2013
    Document Review : April – May 2013
    Criteria Review: June – July 2013
    Interview : August 2013
    Announcement: September 2013

Contact Us

IIEF (Yayasan Pendidikan Internasional Indonesia)
Menara Imperium 28th Floor, Suite B Metropolitan Kuningan Superblok Kav.1
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said, Jakarta 12980, Indonesia

E. prestasi@iief.or.id

For more information, please visit official website.

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