Application

Application Documents

All of the following application documents must be submitted via email to summerstudies@usindo.org and usindojkt@usindo.org.

  • Application form: Please submit a completed and signed application form, available here.
  • Personal statement: Please submit a one (1) page personal statement describing your academic interests, career goals, interest in Indonesia, and how your participation in this program will enhance those interests and goals, as well as how your career might further the mission of the Society to promote more awareness of Indonesia in the United States.
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume: Please submit a curriculum vitae or resume (not to exceed 10 pages).
  • Academic transcript(s): Please submit the latest academic transcript from the educational institution where you are currently enrolled or recently graduated from.
  • Letter of recommendation: One (1) recommendation letter is required. Recommenders must submit the letter of recommendation directly to summerstudies@usindo.org. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their applications are submitted on time. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Tax Return Transcript (for scholarship applicants only): The electronic copy of the transcript should be from the most recent year filed, and can be either the student’s or their parents’ (if the student is still a dependent).

Fee

The program fee covers the following expenses of the program including return international and domestic air ticket, tuition, cultural program, field trip, special lecture, accommodation, two meals per day, visa, and travel insurance. Each student pays a fee of $2,000 toward these program costs, and the USINDO Summer Studies Program provides the substantial remainder of these program costs. All other incidentals are the responsibility of the student.

Deadline

We are accepting applications all year long. Applications and required documents must be received by USINDO no later than February 8, 2018 to be considered for the Summer 2018 intake. Applicants will be notified of the decisions on February 15, 2018.

Eligibility

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, aged 18-30 years old, and university juniors or seniors, currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program. They may also be recent graduates (within 6 months) of any accredited U.S. college or university.