Fulbright Doctoral Degree (PhD) Scholarship
This grant is for three years’ study at a US university to pursue a doctoral degree in any field of study except medicine related to patient care or clinical patient contact. 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, the parallel program under DIKTI-funded Fulbright Grants for Indonesian Lecturers – PhD is currently on hiatus Award Year 2022-2023 pending funding decisions from the Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology. Prospective applicants may still apply to the Fulbright Doctoral Degree (PhD) Scholarship.
Eligible Fields of Study
Fulbright grants may be used for study or research in most disciplines and fields of study except medicine related to patient care or clinical patient contact. Proposals in humanities, arts, social sciences, and science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), and health are equally welcome. 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.
The applicants should:
- Hold a master’s degree (S2)
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
- Have a minimum TOEFL ITP score of 575, or TOEFL iBT score of 90, or IELTS score of 7.0, or Duolingo score of 110
- Have the intention to take up, or return to, an academic position upon completion of the degree
The applicant should:
- Be an Indonesian citizen and not a permanent resident 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 their chosen field of study
- Be proficient in English
- Have an outstanding academic record
- Demonstrate that they 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, one-page personal statement, bibliography of your written published work, and an academic writing sample
- 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 English translation)
- Copy of valid identity document (KTP or passport)
- Curriculum vitae
- Application Deadline*: February 15
- Application Screening: March
- Interview Selection: April
- Shortlist Announcement: June
*The exact deadlines every year may be subject to change. 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 or drop them off in person before the application deadline at the following address:
American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF)
Intiland Tower, Lantai 11
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 32
Tel : (021) 579 39 085 ~ 9086
*During the COVID-19 pandemic, we provide a dropbox on the ground floor of the Intiland Tower for applicants to drop their applications.
Specific questions regarding the application process may be addressed via email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2022 @ 5:21 pm