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Darmasiswa Scholarship Program

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DARMASISWA is a scholarship program offered to all foreign students from countries which have diplomatic relationship with Indonesia to study Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia), art and culture in 72 universities in 2020. This program was established in 1974 as part of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended further to other countries.  Until to date, the number of countries participating in this program is more than 185 countries organized by the Ministry of Education an​d Culture (MoEC), Republic of Indonesi​a.

The main purpose of the DARMASISWA program is to promote and increase the interest in the language and culture of Indonesia among the youth of other countries. It has also been designed to provide stronger cultural links and understanding among participating countries. 

Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University Being one of outonomus and state university in Banten Indonesia. Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University is, thus, an accredited university with the strength to grant degrees both for Bachelor’s and Master’s level. Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University  has 7 Faculties and 46 majors, Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University Attracts More Than 100,000 Applicants Every Year And The Home For 49,118 Students Coming From other province at Indonesia. Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University is playing a crucial role in developing sustainable development solutions for Banten Province Indonesia. Serving the immediate community is an important value  at Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University. Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University has worked with the provincial and regional administrations, religious leaders, informal chiefs of the traditional villages and other scholars, to correctly promote Banten culturs.  Banten is one of the regions in Indonesia that has many interesting cultural and tourism sites. Tourism sites in Banten province include marine tourism as well as natural attractions of the mountains and forests. Besides, a friendly and warm community is another factor that could make foreigner to feel comfortable in visiting and living in Banten province.

- Bahasa Indonesia Class (Bahasa Indonesia Untuk Penutur Asing)

-Darmasiswa Exploring Banten Unique Spot (Outing Class)

-Banten Traditional Arts and Music


Prospective students are required to register and submit all documents in Darmasiswa RI official website For students who are not in the student′s home country is NOT ALLOWED to be registered through the Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General in the participating countries (non-citizenship).

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-Completed secondary education or its equivalent

-Minimum age 18 years and Not older than 27 years of age

-Able to communicate in English and additional Bahasa Indonesia(Proven by English Language Proficiency Certificate : TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS or OTHER CERTIFICATE if applicable)

-In good health as proven by Medical Certificate (Medical checkup result)

-Have good interest to learning about language, art and culture

-Have basic knowledge of the field you′re applying

-Not registerered as Darmasiswa′s Alumni​​

-Not currently studying in Indonesia

-Not currently working in Indonesia

-Curriculum vitae/resume

-Medical sertificate

-The last high school diploma

-Passport valid at least 24 months from registration

-Language certificate (if applicable)

-Other certificates that related to the field you′re applying (if applicable)

-Recommendation Letter From Education Institution / Professional Institution on official letterhead and signature (in English)

-Essay about purpose of study (in english or bahasa Indonesia maximum 500 words)

-The video shows full of body and has a maximum duration of 2 minutes to tell about the motivation to join the program and what will be done after the program, as an ambassador of Indonesian culture. (in English and Indonesian)

We will announce the schedule for Darmasiswa scholarship 2021-2022.