DIKTI-LPDP-STUNED Joint Scholarship Programme

Tue, 18 May 2021
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Dear ITS students,

Nuffic Neso Indonesia, Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) and Directorate General of Higher Education – Ministry of Education and Culture (DIKTI), through its StuNed Scholarship programme and DIKTI-LPDP Scholarship programme, have agreed to collaborate in a joint scholarship programme.

This scholarship targets young Indonesian potentials with excellent profile to pursue their master’s degree in participating Dutch Higher Education Institutions (DHEIs) in courses that are related to the following fields:

  • Water Management and Technology;
  • Entrepreneurship, Sustainable and Circular Economy focusing on Fisheries and Marine;
  • Fisheries and Maritime Sciences and Technology.

Application Documents

These documents have to be submitted by the scholarship applicants through LPDP E-Beasiswa platform:

  • scan of passport and KTP;
  • academic transcript of previous education (bachelor’s degree);
  • academic certificate or diploma of previous education (bachelor’s degree);
  • English proficiency certificate (IELTS or TOEFL iBT);
  • unconditional letter of admission from a Dutch Higher Education Institution;
  • motivation statement;
  • statement by employer.

In addition, the applicants may also submit the following documents:

  • award certificates;
  • publication;
  • other proofs of achievement.

Participant Eligibilities

  • Indonesian citizen, living in Indonesia, and willing to return to Indonesia upon graduation from the program;
  • education background: S1/D4, minimal GPA of 3.0;
  • unconditional Letter of Admission (LoA);
  • TOEFL IBT ≥90 or IELTS ≥6.5, valid for 2 years from the date of test;
  • study program in accordance with the Netherlands-Indonesia bilateral priority area. The annual tuition fee of the proposed study program should be € 20,000 at maximum;
  • maximum 35 years old by 31 December 2021;
  • not intended for joint-program, part-time study program, pre-master or distance learning;
  • not currently pursuing or already obtained a master’s degree.

Scholarship Coverages and Funding Scheme

DIKTI-LPDP will cover the following costs:

  • economy international airline return ticket Indonesia (Jakarta)-Netherlands (Amsterdam) and an addition of domestic airline return ticket (city of domicile to international airport) for the awardees who live outside Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi;
  • settling-in allowance upon arrival in the Netherlands;
  • awardees’ living allowances in the Netherlands;
  • International Seminar participation (terms and condition applies);
  • International Journal Publication (terms and condition applies);
  • emergency Fund (terms and condition applies).

Nuffic Neso Indonesia through StuNed Scholarship Programme will cover the following costs:

  • Dutch Language and Acculturation Course Fee;
  • student visa costs;
  • tuition fee for the whole scholarship period (up to € 20,000 per year);
  • health insurance during the scholarship period;
  • study material for the whole scholarship period (arranged and paid for by the Dutch Institution);
  • thesis allowance, in accordance with terms and conditions stipulated in Rules and Regulations of StuNed Scholarship Program (arranged and paid for by the Dutch Institution).

Participating Dutch Institutions

Eight Dutch Institutions are participating as the destination universities for the cooperation programme (click here for more information).

Application Submission

All applications will have to be submitted through LPDP E-Beasiswa online application system by 25 May 2021 at the latest.

Administrative and Document-based Assessment (1st round assessment)

In this part of the selection, all applications will be assessed based on pre-determined eligibility criteria and the quality of application, which includes excellence factors (academic and non-academic, English proficiency), other achievements and relevance of the applicant’s academic and professional background, with the priority areas.

Substantive Assessment (2nd round assessment)

In this process, several assessment instruments will be used to further explore potentials and strength of the applicant from various perspectives.


  • 8 May 2021: Opening of application for DIKTI-LPDP-STUNED Joint Scholarship Programme
  • 25 May 2021: Deadline for the submission of DIKTI-LPDP-STUNED Joint Scholarship Programme
  • 25 May 2021 to 2 June 2021: Administrative selection and document-based assessment (1st round selection)
  • 3 June 2021: Announcement of administrative selection and document-based assessment
  • 16 to 19 June 2021: Substantive assessment (2nd round selection)
  • 5 to 16 July 2021: Interview
  • 22 July 2021: Final announcement of the result to selected applicants

For more information about DIKTI-LPDP-STUNED Joint Scholarship Programme, please contact




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