Indonesian Government KNB Undergraduate, Master & PhD Scholarships 2023/2024 for Students in Developing Countries

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The Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of the Repulic of Indonesia is pleased to announce the continuation of the Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) scholarship program to support students from developing countries to get their master degree in Indonesian Universities.

Application Deadline: 18th February 2023

Eligible Countries: Developing countries

To be taken at (country): Universitas Negeri Malang (UM), Indonesia

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About the Award: KNB (Kemitraan Negara Berkembang) Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship provided by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia, for international students from developing countries who desire to pursue their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree in Indonesian universities. This scholarship program offers the chance to learn and experience life in the middle of Indonesian culture. Therefore, international students will obtain both educational scholarship and a deeper cultural understanding of Indonesia.

Fields of Study: Humanities, Science,  Engineering, Social Sciences

Type: Masters, Undergraduate, PhD

Eligibility: 

Bachelor

  1. The maximum age to apply for the scholarship is 25 years old.
  2. Hold a High School degree (please provide the scanned degree certificate and academic transcripts in English). Please be advised that bachelor degree holder is not eligible to apply for the bachelor Degree scholarship.
  3. Have the English Proficiency Test Score as follows: IBT TOEFL of 80, IELTS of 6.0, TOEIC of 700 (the certificate must be obtained within the last 2 Years).
  4. Provide the recommendation letter to apply for the KNB scholarship from the Indonesian Embassy or the Indonesian Consulate General.
  5. Provide recommendation letter to apply for the KNB scholarship from The employer/immediate supervisor.
  6. Provide Academic Recommendation Letter from previous schools.
  7. Prove of citizenship (Official Passport or Personal ID).
  8. Complete the online application form in http://knb.kemdikbud.go.id

Master

  1. The maximum age to apply for the scholarship is 35 years old.
  2. Hold a bachelor degree (please provide the scanned degree certificate and academic transcripts in English). Please be advised that master degree holder is not eligible to apply for the Master Degree scholarship.
  3. Have at least the IBT TOEFL score of 80, or IELTS score of 6.0, or TOEIC score of 700 (the certificate must be obtained within the last 2 Years).
  4. Provide the recommendation letter to apply for the KNB scholarship from the Indonesian Embassy or the Indonesian Consulate General.
  5. Provide recommendation letter to apply for the KNB scholarship from The employer/immediate supervisor.
  6. Provide Academic Recommendation Letter from previous schools.
  7. Prove of citizenship (Official Passport or Personal ID).
  8. Complete the online application form in http://knb.kemdikbud.go.id

Doctoral

  1. The maximum age to apply for the scholarship is 40 years old.
  2. Hold a master degree (please provide the scanned degree certificate and academic transcripts in English). Please be advised that Doctorate degree holder is not eligible to apply.
  3. Obtain a recommendation letter from the potential research supervisor in one of the universities providing partner of the KNB Scholarship.
  4. Provide a statement of purpose that at least states the purpose of their studies, the origin of their interests in studying in Indonesia and pursuing their chose research topic and their plans for the academic future (dissertation proposal).
  5. Have a TOEFL or IELTS (or other certified English Proficiency Test) score of 90 TOEFL IBT or 7.0 IELTS or equivalent (the certificate must be obtained within the last 2 Years).
  6. Provide the recommendation letter to apply for the KNB scholarship from the Indonesian Embassy or the Indonesian Consulate General.
  7. Attach a letter of recommendation for the KNB Scholarship application from the employer/direct supervisor
  8. Prove of citizenship (Official Passport or Personal ID).
  9. Attach a letter of recommendation from previous universities.
  10. Complete the online application form in http://knb.kemdikbud.go.id

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: The KNB Scholarship covers:

  • Settlement allowance;
  • Living allowance;
  • Book allowance;
  • Research Allowance;
  • Health insurance;
  • A round-trip international airfare (economy class).

Duration of Scholarship:

  • Indonesian Language Course and Master Preparatory Program: Maximum 12 months
  • Master Program: Maximum 24 months (4 semester)
  • Bachelor Program: Maximum 48 months (8 semester)
  • PhD Program: Maximum 36 months 

How to Apply: 

  1. A Scan Copy of Passport ID Page/Citizenship ID;
  2. A Scan Copy of Academic/Degree Sertificate(s) (High School);
  3. A Scan Copy of Academic Transcript(s) (High School);
  4. A Letter of Recommendation from an Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General of Indonesia;
  5. A Letter of Recommendation from the Employer/Immediate Supervisor
  6. A Letter of Academic Recommendation from previous schools;
  7. A Certificate of English Proficiency Test (IBT TOEFL of 80 / IELTS of 6.0 / TOEIC of 700).

It is  important to visit the Scholarship Webpage for the Application requirements and documents before applying.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details