Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) Scholarship for students from developing countries

The Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education of the Repulic of Indonesia is pleased to announce the continuation of the Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (KNB) scholarship program to support students from developing countries to get their master degree in Indonesian Universities. These awards will be made for the 2017 - 2018 academic year through the Directorate General of Science, Technology, and Higher Education’s 2017 budget year funding. The KNB Scholarship may be applied toward the tuition fee, living allowance, research allowance, book allowance, insurance, and other cost directly related to the master degree study. All application process is conducted online through the KNB Scholarship website starting March 1st, 2017 to May 30th, 2017. Before applying, please go through the Scholarship Application Guidance and gather as many information as you can on the Indonesian University hosting the program and studi program you are trying to apply.

The scholarship is offered to potential students from developing countries to earn their Master Degree at one of 16 prominent universities in Indonesia. Officially launched in 2006 by the Directorate General of Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia, this program has been attracting a significant number of applicants, as by 2015, 896 students from 64 countries had been awarded this scholarship.
The Program Objectives:
  • To contribute in the human resource development in the developing countries
  • To promote deeper cultural understanding among developing countries
  • To strengthen the relationship and cooperation among developing countries