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Fully Funded Indonesian Government Scholarship for International Student

Fully Funded Indonesian Government Scholarship for International Student

Fully Funded
Country: Indonesia
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Fully Funded Indonesian Government Scholarship is available for application. The Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) Scholarship is financial assistance offered by the Indonesian Government to International students coming from developing countries to pursue their master degree in Indonesian Universities. Moreover, the Kemitraan Negara Bekembang (KNB) Scholarship was first introduced by the Ministry of Education and Culture in 1992. It initially serves the Ministry’s higher education development strategic plan to embrace the higher education globalization by providing financial assistance (scholarship) to selected Indonesian Universities to recruit potential International students to get their master degree in those Universities.

Moreover, the fully funded Indonesian government scholarship is offered to potential students from developing countries to earn their Master Degree at one of 16 prominent universities in Indonesia. Between 2009 – 2017 periods, we have been awarding 992 scholarships to students coming from 71 developing countries around the world.

Program Objectives

  1. To contribute to human resource development in developing countries;
  2. Likewise, To promote deeper cultural understanding between developing countries;
  3. Also, To strengthen the relationship and cooperation between developing countries.


  • New students will receive a Settlement Allowance of IDR 1,000,000 upon their arrival in Indonesia;
  • While taking the Indonesian language course and preparatory programs, the new students will only receive a Living Allowance of IDR 2,550,000 per month;
  • During the Master Program, the KNB students will receive a scheme of monthly:
    • Living Allowance of IDR 2,550,000
    • Research Allowance of IDR 400,000
    • Book Allowance of IDR 350,000
  • 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);
  • Also, 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;


  1. Maximum age is 35 years old;
  2. Possess 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 online 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.

How To Apply

All application process is conducted online through the KNB Scholarship website. Please be advised that soliciting is prohibited.

Required Documents

  1. Recommendation letter from the Indonesian Embassy in the respective country;
  2. Likewise, a Nomination letter from the respective government official (Ministry of Education, other related Government Agency – should the applicant works for the Government Agency or Embassy of the Applicant’s Country of Origin in Indonesia);
  3. Similarly, 2 Academic Recommendation letters;
  4. Additionally, Scanned passport (personal data page only) or birth certificate;
  5. Similarly, Scanned bachelor certificate and academic transcripts (in English);
  6. Further, Scanned TOEFL score certificate (or other English Proficiency Tests) obtained within the last 2 Years;
  7. Also, Scanned Official Medical Statement (Official Diagnose) prepared by a certified physician.

Application Procedures

  1. Download the Invitation Letter (Available in the KNB Scholarship website);
  2. Submit the Invitation letter, Passport, Academic Certificates, and Academic Transcripts to the Indonesian Embassy to acquire the recommendation letter;
  3. Complete the online application process;
  4. Selection process;


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline12 April,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerGovernment of Indonesia
Contact the organizer+6221 57946063, : +6221 3813480



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