The Indonesian Government is pleased to announce Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) Scholarship 2019 for the international students. The Indonesian government realizes that higher education grants for international students could compose a more constructive role in helping such a country to achieve a long-term socio-economic goal as it has a clear and practical impact on society.

The KNB Indonesia Government Scholarship 2019 is a scholarship for women and men who want to pursue their higher education in Indonesia with a grant. The Indonesian Government grants are 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. The KNB scholarship 2019 opens the opportunity to experience life in the culturally most diverse nation in the world while studying and earning a master degree. 

Introduction to KNB scholarship 2019

The Indonesian Government is convinced that government grant can promote responsible citizens, ethical behavior, educational ambition, professional development in a broad range of fields, and even cross border engagement. And as part of our commitment to help our international society surviving the global social and economic challenges, sharing our experience and resources in nurturing highly skilled and educated society has become our primary approach to contribute in the human resources development in our neighboring developing countries.

The KNB scholarship 2019 offered by the Indonesian government under the government scholarship programs provides the opportunity for potential students in developing countries to develop their knowledge and competencies that will subsequently enhance their chances to fulfill those roles back in their home countries. The developing countries certainly need leaders, well-mannered society, educated citizens, and skilled workers for their industry, government, and academia.

The main Objectives of KNB Indonesia Government Grants is

  • To contribute in the human resource development in the developing countries
  • To promote deeper cultural understanding among developing countries
  • To strengthen the relationship and cooperation among developing countries

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KNB scholarship 2019 Details

  • Host Country: Indonesia
  • Scholarship By: Government of Indonesia
  • Course Level: Master Degree
  • Course Duration: 2 Year
  • Deadline: April 12th, 2019

List Of Universities For KNB scholarship 2019

  1. Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)
  2. Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
  3. Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB)
  4. Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta (UAJY)
  5. Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)
  6. Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR)
  7. Universitas Negeri Malang (UM)
  8. Universitas Padjajaran (UNPAD)
  9. Universitas Katolik Parahyangan (UNPAR)
  10. Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS)
  11. Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI)
  12. Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta (UNY)
  13. Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS)
  14. Universitas Diponegoro (UNDIP)
  15. Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM)
  16. Universitas Indonesia

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KNB scholarship 2019 Requirements:

  • The maximum age to apply for the scholarship is 35 years old
  • Applicant must hold a bachelor degree (master degree holder is not eligible to apply)
  • Applicant must have a TOEFL (or other certified English Proficiency) score of 500 or equivalent
  • Applicants must complete the on-line application form
  • Prior to the departure to Indonesia, the successful candidates must sign the Statement Letter and Scholarship Agreement prepared by the KNB Scholarship management

Required Documents:

The Indonesian Government grant 2019-2020 required following documents

  • Recommendation letter from the Indonesian Embassy in the respective country
  • 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)
  • 2 Academic Recommendation letters
  • Scanned passport (personal data page only) or birth certificate
  • Scanned bachelor certificate and academic transcripts (in English)
  • Scanned TOEFL score certificate (or other English Proficiency Tests) obtained within the last 2 Years
  • Scanned Official Medical Statement (Official Diagnose) prepared by a certified physician.

KNB scholarship 2019 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
  5. Selection Results Announcement. The Selection Results will be announced online via the KNB Scholarship Website and officially announced through the Indonesian Embassy publication network.