Beasiswa Fullbright

By | 12/04/2009


The American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF), established in 1992, is a bi-national non-profit foundation that administers the Fulbright Program in Indonesia. Fulbright and related programs through AMINEF annually award more than 160 scholarships to Americans and Indonesians to study, teach, or conduct original research in a variety of disciplines. Please consult the AMINEF website ( or periodic announcements and leaflets for specific program requirements, criteria for selection, and application deadlines. Grants are competitive, comprehensive, and generally cover tuition and fees, textbook allowance, monthly maintenance, international airfare, and health insurance.


General Program Description

The American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) annually offers Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States. The primary focus of the Fulbright Program in Indonesia is to promote mutual understanding between the Republic of Indonesia and the United States of America through educational exchange and academic scholarship. Fulbright scholarships are available to Indonesian citizens with the appropriate qualifications as stipulated in the program descriptions listed below.

General Requirements for All Programs :
•Leadership qualities
•A good understanding of Indonesian and international cultures
•A demonstrated commitment to the chosen field of study
•A willingness to return to Indonesia upon completion of the Fulbright program.

Please note : Clear and concise written a Study Objectives and Research Proposals are extremely important factors in being considered for all Fulbright Programs.

Important Required Testing Information

Degree student candidates must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE for all fields except Law and Business) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT for business administration, finance, accounting) if they are selected. It is recommended that applicants begin to familiarize themselves with the above test.

Fulbright Student Program Alumni
Fulbright student program alumni are not eligible to apply to get a second student grant.


Fulbright Master’s Degree Program
Preference will be given to applicants who serve as faculty members of state or private institutions of higher education in Indonesia. However, all qualified individuals are eligible to apply.

Applicants will possess:
•A Sarjana (S1) degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (4.00 scale)
•A minimum TOEFL score of 550

Deadline: May 31, 2009

Fulbright-Freeport Master’s Degree Program
Preference will be given to Indonesian citizens from Papua who are faculty members at state or private institutions of higher education.

Applicants will possess:
•Sarjana (S1) degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (4.00 scale)
•A demonstrated commitment to the development and service of Papua
•A minimum TOEFL score of 500

Deadline: May 31, 2009


Fulbright Presidential Scholarship Program (Ph.D. Program)

This  open competition is for applicants who serve or plan to serve as faculty members of state or private institutions of higher education in Indonesia.

Applicants will possess:
•Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
•A determination to take up academic positions in higher education upon their return
•A minimum TOEFL score of 575. A score of 550 will be considered for certain fields

Deadline: May 31, 2009


Fulbright Doctoral Dissertation Research Program

This research grant is intended to provide U.S. research opportunities to Indonesian university doctoral candidates who are in the final stages of writing their dissertation. The grant duration is for a period of three to six months. Applicants should have a minimum TOEFL score of 575 to participate in this program.

Deadline: May 31, 2009


Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for Mid-Career Professionals

Hubert H. Humphrey fellowships enable Indonesian mid-career professionals to participate in non-degree programs that combine academic coursework at the graduate level with professional development activities in the U.S. for a perioed of one academic year (9 months). Candidates are typically administrators in leadership positions with a minimum of five years of work experience who represent either the public or non-profit private sectors, including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) who are committed to public service.

Applicants will possess:
•Sarjana (S1) degree with a minimum GPA of 2.75 (4.00 scale)
•A minimum TOEFL score 525.

Deadline: May 31, 2009

Fulbright Visiting Specialist Program

The Fulbright Visiting Specialists Program provides grants for Indonesian scholars and practitioners to conduct intensive three to six week programs of teaching, lecturing and public outreach on topics in Islamic civilization and developments in the Muslim world. Ideal applicants are scholars or practitioners with outstanding records of academic, professional, community service, the ability to address topics in Islamic civilization in addition to teaching in their own disciplines and about Indonesia, the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in English and the desire to serve as a cultural ambassador. The program does not support research and provides no time for the participants to pursue personal projects. Participants may be in fields of Islamic and area studies, political science, international relations, business and economics, history, women’s studies, journalism, sociology, religion, literature, anthropology, and the arts.

Deadline: May 31, 2009

International Fulbright Science and Technology Award for Ph.D. Study

The AMINEF is pleased to announce the availability of approximately 40 awards to be competed worldwide under the aegis of International Fulbright Science and Technology Award for Ph.D. study at top U.S. institutions in science, technology, or engineering for the 2008 – 2009 academic year matriculants. Fulbright scholarships for this particular program are available to Indonesian citizens with the appropriate qualifications as stipulated below.

Applicants will possess:
•A Bachelor and/or Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.00 scale)
•Undergraduate students who will complete the degree before August 1, 2008 may also apply
•A minimum TOEFL score of 580 at the time of application
•A minimum GRE quantitative score of 700 (GRE test will be required if selected for nomination)

Deadline: April 15, 2009


Applicants must be English language teachers or currently in training to become an English language teacher and must be able to demonstrate a commitment to English language teaching upon return to Indonesia following the award.  The 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.

Applicants who are no older than 29 years of age at the time of application will possess:
•a Sarjana (S1) degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.00 scale)
•a minimum TOEFL score of 550.

Deadline: May 16, 2009

Priority Disciplines

Fulbright Programs : All disciplines and fields of study are eligible for a Fulbright award as indicated. The Fulbright Program is eligible in some programs to sponsor foreign medical doctors only, if they are engaged in observation and research, NOT in patient care or medical training.

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for Mid-Career Professionals : Agricultural Development/Agricultural Economics; Communications/Journalism; Economic Development; Administration; Technology Policy and Management; Public Policy Analysis and Public Health Policy and Management (including HIV/AIDS policy and prevention; drug abuse education, treatment, and prevention. Researchers, treatment providers, prevention specialists, and program planners at governmental or non-governmental organizations will also be considered for this award).

Candidates should complete the appropriate application forms and return them to AMINEF by the application deadline. Forms are available either by mail, in person at the AMINEF Office, Gedung Balai Pustaka, 6th floor, Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya 4, Jakarta 10720, or via the AMINEF Website at the following URL: Please return to AMINEF your complete application package by the application deadline that includes : – Completed application form. This includes a clearly written and concise study objective. – Copy of your most recent, less than two years old, TOEFL score report. – One letter of reference, either from your current employer or previous lecturer. – Copy of academic transcript and diploma (English translation). – Copy of identify document (KTP or passport).

Specific questions regarding the application process are accepted via e-mail at the following address : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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