Fulbright Doctoral Degree (Ph.D.) Scholarship for Indonesians 2021

Fulbright Doctoral Degree Scholarship is available for Indonesians students for three years’ study at a US university to pursue a doctoral degree in any field of study except medical sciences. It is open to Indonesian citizens regardless of age who demonstrate a high level of academic ability and leadership potential.

Interested applicants who are currently permanent lecturers at an Indonesian university and hold a NIDN should apply to the parallel program under Fulbright Grants for Indonesian Lecturers – PhD.

AMINEF Fulbright Scholarship

The American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) is the binational Fulbright Commission for Indonesia.

AMINEF is the foundation that administers the Fulbright program in Indonesia. The Fulbright scholarship program will cover tuition fees and provide a stipend for the duration of your study in the USA.

Scholarships are available for all students applying to most study programs with the exception of medicine or patient care-related subjects.

Eligible Fields of Study

Fulbright grants may be used for study or research in most disciplines and fields of study with the exception of medicine related to patient care or clinical patient contact. Proposals in humanities, arts, and social sciences, and in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and health are equally welcome.

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Applications in STEM fields are encouraged that focus on environmental preservation, alternative energy exploration, or climate change mitigation.

Preference will be given to applicants who plan to teach in an Indonesian university and those who have never previously received a Fulbright scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS

  • The scholarship will provide the following benefits:
    • J-1 visa support
    • Round-trip economy class air travel from scholarship recipient’s home city to the host institution in the US
    • Funding for tuition and fees, living and related costs
    • Accident and health insurance coverage per US Government guidelines. Support is not provided for accompanying dependents.

Specific 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
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General Requirements

The applicants should:

  • Be Indonesian citizens and not permanent residents of the US, or be currently living in the US
  • Possess leadership qualities and show experience in community service
  • Have preparation in, and a demonstrated commitment to, her or his chosen field of study
  • Be proficient in English
  • Have an outstanding academic record
  • Demonstrate that she/he can realistically accomplish full-time graduate study or conduct research in the US
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to return to Indonesia upon completion of the Fulbright scholarship program

Submission Requirements (to be supplied in English)

  • Completed application form, including one-page study objective
  • Copy of most recent (less than two years old) TOEFL ITP or IELTS scores
  • Two letters of reference, either from an employer or a university lecturer
  • Copy of academic transcript and diploma (in original language and in English translation)
  • Copy of valid identity document (KTP or passport)
  • Curriculum vitae

Timeline

  • Application Deadline*: February 15, annually.
  • Application Screening: March
  • Interview Selection: April
  • Shortlist Announcement: June
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*The exact deadlines every year may be subject to change and if the application deadline falls on a weekend or public holiday, it is automatically extended to the next business day. Only short-listed applicants will be notified and interviewed.

How to Apply

Candidates should complete the appropriate application forms, which can be downloaded by clicking the link below, and submit them and the above-listed supporting documents in hard copy to AMINEF via mail (postage), or drop them off in person before the application deadline to the following address:

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF)
Intiland Tower, Lantai 11
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 32
Jakarta 10220
Tel : (021) 579 39 085 ~ 9086

Contact Information

Specific questions regarding the application process may be addressed via email to the following address: infofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

Download application form

 

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