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EXTERNAL GRANTS & RESOURCES

External Grants & Resources for Indonesian citizens

Undergraduate

AIESEC GLOBAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Description: Global Volunteer is an intensive international volunteer abroad experience that enables you to work on projects that impact social issues. Through this we empower communities by developing the people and enabling them to develop a more sustainable and healthy future. Overall, through this program, AIESEC is providing young students an opportunity to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills through international internships mainly on social issues which will help them enrich their education, challenge their worldview and help them gain a unique combination of multi cultural, social and entrepre- neurial experience during the formative years of their lives.
Contact: (021) 350-5086

 

AU EMERGING GLOBAL LEADER SCHOLARSHIP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (AU EGLS)
Description: The scholarship provides full tuition, fees, room and board for one first-year (freshman) high-achieving international student who will need a visa to study in the United States (preference will be for those who need an F-1 or J-1 student visa). It is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance. U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or dual citizens of the U.S. and another country, are not eligible to apply.
Requirements: To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must be secondary school students (not university students) applying as first-year (freshman) students for the fall (August) 2013 semester. Preference will be given to international students who have overcome various obstacles and challenges as well as those from diverse and under-represented global and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Contactintadm@american.edu

 

GLOBAL UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE PROGRAM (GLOBAL UGRAD)
Description: The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development, and cultural enrichment.
Requirements:  Applicants should be an Indonesian citizen; be over 18 years of age; be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program in Indonesia, having completed a minimum of one semester of study and having at least one more semester to complete at their home institution upon return; demonstrate leadership potential through academic work, community involvement, and extracurricular activities; demonstrate a command of written and spoken English as attested by a recent (less than two years old) TOEFL ITP score of 500 or IELTS equivalent; be committed to return directly to Indonesia after the completion of the program. Preference will be given to those who have had little or no experience in the US or outside of their home countries.
Contactinfo.scholarship@aminef.or.id

 

FULBRIGHT COMMUNITY COLLEGE INITIATIVE PROGRAM
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Description: 1-year long program to study at a community college in the US and earn a vocational certificate in a specific field
Requirements: Applicants should hold at least a high school diploma; have basic knowledge of English, as testified by a minimum TOEFL ITP score of 450 or IELTS equivalent, and dedication to improving their English proficiency; be currently working in the field in which they are applying or be running a small business. Applicants with D1, D2 or D3 degrees may apply, as well as those holding a bachelor’s degree (S1) as long as they are applying in a field different from the field of their degree and have relevant work experience in the field for which they are applying.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

Graduate

AMERICAN-INDONESIAN EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL FOUNDATION (AICEF)
Description: AICEF provides financial assistance to Indonesian students wishing to further their post-graduate and doctoral studies in the United States and actively participate in learning, creating and building some of our worlds crucial technologies and services. Maximum scholarship is $3, 000
Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a recognized masters or PhD program in the United States.
Contact: (212) 972-1100 or info@aicef.org

 

ASIA-PACIFIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (APLP)
Description: A 9-month long program that includes 5 months of intensive study at University of Hawaii at Manoa and 4 months of an additional project (in Hawaii or elsewhere).
Requirements: Applicants must have: at least a 3-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited U.S. College or University or from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad. Equivalency is determined by the University of Hawai'i; at least 5 years of work experience; a demonstrated commitment to promoting peace and prosperity in the Asia Pacific region, and a deep interest in experiential leadership development training.
Contact: (808) 944-7744 or aplp@eastwestcenter.org

EAST-WEST CENTER GRADUATE DEGREE FELLOWSHIP
Description: provides funding toward a Master’s degrees (up to 24-month fellowship) or Doctoral degrees (up to 48-month fellowship) while participating in programs at the East-West Center and pursuing degree study at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Requirements: Must also be accepted by separate application as a student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Contactscholarships@eastwestcenter.org

 

EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT (ESED) SCHOLARSHIP
Description: To support outstanding students pursuing advanced studies in sustainable energy development and to encourage meaningful contributions to the collective body of knowledge about this subject.
Requirements: Indonesian citizens plan to undertake studies at the Masters level in areas directly related to sustainable energy development.
Contactscholarships@eastwestcenter.org

 

FULBRIGHT MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAM
Description: Grant for Master’s degree study in the United States
Requirements: Must hold a bachelor’s degree (S1) with a minimum GPA 3.00, preference given to faculty members of institutes of higher learning in Indonesia, however, others may also apply. Minimum institutional TOEFL score of 550.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

FULBRIGHT- DIKTI MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAM
Description: Grant for Master’s degree study in the United States
Requirements: Must hold a bachelor’s degree (S1) with a minimum GPA 3.00, must be a permanent faculty members of institutes of higher learning in Indonesia. Minimum institutional TOEFL score of 550.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

Seiji Masuda Endowed Scholarship in Public Policy for International Students
Description: Established in 2004, the Seiji Masuda Endowed Scholarship in Public Policy for International Students was created to provide scholarships for international students from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Brunei on the basis of merit and need. The student only needs to mark “yes” to the question, “Do you want to be considered for a scholarship?”  If they are admitted then they will be reviewed for scholarship.
Requirements: This scholarship is renewed the second year automatically, if they maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA which is required to stay in the program.
Contact: Melinda.vanhemert@pepperdine.edu

Research, PhD, and Faculty

ASIA STUDIES FELLOWSHIP
Description:This fellowship supports scholars and analysts who wish to undertake research and writing on topics of relevance to contemporary US-Asia policy; in particular, key challenges in U.S.-Asia relations and possible responses and approaches to addressing those challenges. The fellowship finances residencies for a period of three months in Washington, D.C. at the East-West Center in Washington. Residency may begin as early as March 2018 and extend through September 2018. All fellowships must conclude by September 30. Fellows will complete articles or a monograph and must give a seminar on their topic.
Requirements: Applicants with or without a Ph.D. will be considered; those without a Ph.D. will be considered based on their relevant professional experience. Applicants must be nationals of a country from the Asia-Pacific or the United States and eligible to receive a fellowship stipend. Successful applications will include: A completed online application for, a full CV Two letters of reference, a 5-page (double spaced) policy-relevant research proposal of five pages
Contact: washington@eastwestcenter.org

 

ASIA-PACIFIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (APLP)
Description: A 9-month long program that includes 5 months of intensive study at University of Hawaii at Manoa and 4 months of an additional project (in Hawaii or elsewhere).
Requirements: Participants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute of higher learning and must apply to the University of Hawaii at Manoa in conjunction with this program,  and are expected to cover transportation costs.
Contact: (808) 944-7744 or aplp@eastwestcenter.org

 

AMERICAN INSTITUTE  FOR INDONESIAN STUDIES (AIFIS) HENRY LUCE FOUNDATION GRANTS
Description: This grant is for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who are Indonesian citizens and wish to pursue their research activities in Indonesia. Grants are given for research in any field of contemporary and traditional Indonesian Studies, with preference given to applications focusing on science and technology, broadly understood; women’s empowerment; food security; and Islamic Studies and/or Indonesia-United States Relations.
Requirements
: Must be an Indonesian citizen. Must hold a PhD or equivalent professional degree (post-doc) or be pursuing a PhD or equivalent professional degree (pre-doc). Doctoral candidates must have completed all
Ph.D. requirements with the exception of the dissertation.
Contact
: Email aifisfellowships@gmail.com

 

EAST-WEST CENTER GRADUATE DEGREE FELLOWSHIP
Description: provides funding toward a Master’s degrees (up to 24-month fellowship) or Doctoral degrees (up to 48-month fellowship) while participating in programs at the East-West Center and pursuing degree study at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Requirements: Must also be accepted by separate application as a student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Contactscholarships@eastwestcenter.org

 

FULBRIGHT DOCTORAL degree PROGRAM
Description: This grant is for three years’ study at a US university to pursue a doctoral degree in any field of study except medical sciences.
Requirements: The applicants should:hold a master’s degree (S2); have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.00 scale); have a minimum TOEFL ITP score of 575 or IELTS equivalent; have the intention to take up, or return to, an academic position upon completion of the degree.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

FULBRIGHT SENIOR RESEARCH PROGRAM
Description: 3 to 6 month long grant to conduct research in the United States
Requirements: Must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent professional qualifications
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

FULBRIGHT- DIKTI phd PROGRAM
Description: Grant for Master’s degree study in the United States
Requirements: Must hold a bachelor’s degree (S1) with a minimum GPA 3.00, must be a permanent faculty members of institutes of higher learning in Indonesia. Minimum institutional TOEFL score of 550.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

INDONESIAN SCHOLARSHIP AND RESEARCH SUPPORT FOUNDATION (ISRSF) ARRYMAN FELLOWS
Description: Arryman Fellows spend one year conducting research, studying English intensively, and taking graduate classes for credit in preparation for doctoral studies. They are then eligible to receive six-year awards from ISRSF as Arryman Scholars to pursue their PhD in the United States at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Requirements
: Indonesian citizens, preferably 35 years or younger. College or university graduates with a strong record of performance in their S1 or S2 degree program. A minimum iBT TOEFL score of 55 (test date no earlier than June 1, 2011).
Contact
info@isrsf.org

Teachers and Professionals

ASIA-PACIFIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (APLP)
Description: A 9-month long program that includes 5 months of intensive study at University of Hawaii at Manoa and 4 months of an additional project (in Hawaii or elsewhere).
Requirements: Participants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute of higher learning and must apply to the University of Hawaii at Manoa in conjunction with this program,  and are expected to cover transportation costs.
Contact: (808) 944-7744 or aplp@eastwestcenter.org

 

FULBRIGHT FLTA (FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP)
Description: This program is for one academic year (9 months) and requires the grantee to teach Indonesian language and culture in the U.S. for 20 hours per week and to Enroll in at least two U.S. Studies and / or ESL methodology classes per semester under a full tuition waiver.
Requirements: Applicants must be English teachers or in training to become an English teacher. Minimum institutional TOEFL score of 550.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

HUBERT H. HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP FOR MID-CAREER PROFESSIONALS
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Description: One academic year (9 months) long program to study at a graduate level and to participate in professional development activities in the US.
Requirements: Applicants must be an administrator in a non-profit sector with minimum work experience of 5 years (please see website for list of fields) and hold a bachelor’s degree (S1) with a minimum GPA 2.75. Minimum institutional TOEFL score of 525.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id or hhh@iie.org

 

ILEP (INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION PROGRAM)
Description: 1-semester long program of intensive coursework and training in teaching methodologies, curriculum development, teaching strategies, and educational leadership in a US university
Requirements: Applicants must be a secondary school full time teacher with five or more years teaching experience (please see website for list of fields). Minimum institutional TOEFL score of 500.
Contactinfofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

 

JEFFERSON FELLOWSHIPS
Description: The Jefferson Fellowships offer print and broadcast journalists from the United States, Asia and the Pacific Islands the unique opportunity to gain on-the-ground perspectives and build international networks to enhance their reporting through an intensive one-week education and dialogue seminar at the East-West Center in Honolulu followed by a two week reporting tour in the Asia Pacific-U.S. region.
Requirements: This program is open to working print, broadcast, and online journalists in the United States, the Pacific Islands, and Asia with a minimum of five years of professional experience
Contact: jefferson@eastwestcenter.org