Scholarship 2009 – The Japan Indonesia Presidential Scholarship Program
Funded by a grant from the Government of Japan, the Japan Indonesia Presidential
Scholarship Program (JIPS) supports PhD studies in an academic field of study
covered by ten Indonesian Centers of Excellence (CoE) participating in the
program. Each of these newly established Centers of Excellence is located at a
leading higher education institution in the country with a demonstrated track
record in the pursuit of excellence. The goal of the program is to promote
excellence in research in these Centers to support the Ministry of National
Education in its mission to improve the quality of higher education and research
in the country.
What does the scholarship cover?
The scholarship covers full tuition for a period of three to four years, and the
cost of basic medical and accident insurance usually obtained through the
A monthly subsistence allowance to cover living expenses, including books.
Economy class air travel between the home country and the host university at the
start of the study program and one return journey following the end of the
overall scholarship period. In addition to the ticket, scholars receive a US
$500 travel allowance for each trip.
Who can apply?
Applicants must meet the following general criteria to be eligible for a
Be a national and resident of Indonesia
Be under 45 years. Candidates born before January 1, 1965 will not be considered
Must have completed and been awarded a master’s degree, or equivalent, at the
time of application however, outstanding candidates with a bachelor degree can
be considered for a Master-PhD track
Have maintained a GPA of at least 3 on a scale of 4 in both undergraduate and
Candidates should seek admission at a university of their choice in World Bank
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The deadline to apply is February 27, 2009