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Indonesian Government KNB Scholarship 2021 (Fully-funded)

Indonesian Government KNB Scholarship 2021 (Fully-funded): Applications are currently invited for Beasiswa Kemitraan Negara Berkembang, popularly known as KNB Scholarship – a prestigious scholarship program offered by the government of Republic of Indonesia to selected applicants originating from developing countries.

The role of KNB Scholarship has been central in supporting Indonesian higher education institutions in their endeavor for internationalization. The number of international students is indicative of global visibility of higher education institutions.

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Indonesian Government KNB Scholarship 2021 (Fully-funded).

Scholarship Sponsor(s):  KNB Indonesian Government, Indonesia
Scholarships to be taken at:  Indonesian higher education institutions
Scholarships level:  Undergraduate & Postgraduate
Scholarships Worth:  Full funding (see scholarship benefits below)
Subject Eligibility: Humanities, Engineering, Science, Education, and Social Science
Country/Candidate Eligibility: International Students

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In support of Indonesian universities’ internationalization and to accommodate the increasing interests from applicants all around the world, the number of scholarships being awarded every year has continued to grow. The scholarship has been sustaining the quality improvement of Indonesian higher education institutions in order to meet the standards of internationally reputable universities.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Indonesian Government  KNB Scholarship 2021 for Developing Countries, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • Applicants must be international students.
  • Candidates must be healthy both physically and mentally, excellent in academic standing and with good conduct.
  • Applicants may not hold any other scholarship at the same time.
  • Applicants must hold excellent academic records.
  • Applicants must not be over 25 and 35 years old for undergraduate and postgraduate respectively.
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree holder is not eligible to apply).
  • Applicants must have a TOEFL or IELTS (or other certified English Proficiency Test) score of 80 or 6.0 or equivalent.
  • Candidates must complete the online application form.
  • Prior to the departure to Indonesia, the successful candidates must sign a Statement Letter and Scholarship Agreement prepared by the KNB Scholarship management.
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Scholarship Benefits

The Indonesian Government KNB Scholarship 2021 will cover;

  • Settlement Allowance: IDR 1,250,000 given upon arrival.
  • Living Allowance: IDR 2,550,000 per month to new students while they take the Indonesian language course and preparatory programs
  • For Master’s Program:
    – Living Allowance: IDR 2,550,000
    – Research Allowance: IDR 400,000
    – Books Allowance: IDR 350,000
  • Health insurance: Maximum of IDR 200,000 monthly premium.
  • A Round-trip international airfare (economy class): From the international airport of the student’s home countries to Indonesia, including local transport to the host university.

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How to Apply Indonesian Government KNB Scholarship 2021

Follow the steps below to apply;


  • Download the Invitation Letter from the KNB Scholarship website.
  • Submit the Invitation letter, Passport, Academic Certificates and Academic Transcripts to the Indonesian Embassy or Indonesian Consulate to acquire the recommendation letter.
  • Complete the online application process.
  • Selection process.
  • The Selection Results will be broadcasted online through the KNB Scholarship Website and officially announced through the Indonesian Embassy publication network.
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Application Deadline:  April 20, 2021

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