Are you considering submitting an application for the Stunned Scholarship? If your response is affirmative, this page contains all the information you require.
The scholarship program StuNed (Studeren in Nederland) is a component of the bilateral ties between the governments of the Netherlands and Indonesia. The major goals of StuNed are to advance both bilateral ties between the Netherlands and Indonesia and the human capital in Indonesian organizations.
Currently, StuNed scholarships are awarded to more than 200 Indonesian students annually. On behalf of the Dutch Embassy in Indonesia, Nuffic Neso Indonesia is responsible for carrying out the initiative.
SPONSORS OF SCHOLARSHIPS
The official representative for all issues relating to Dutch higher education in Indonesia is the Netherlands Education Support Office Indonesia. We support and disseminate information about the more than 2100 study programs offered in the Netherlands that are taught in English.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The Directorate General of Higher Education – Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture (DIKTI), Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP), and Nuffic Neso Indonesia agreed to work together in a joint scholarship program through their respective StuNed Scholarship and DIKTI-LPDP Scholarship programs in 2022. This partnership was incorporated into the Orange Knowledge Programme in 2022.
The joint scholarship program between OKP and LPDP aims to maximize the resources that the cooperating organizations have by concentrating on particular areas that are crucial to Indonesia’s development priorities, the growth of services. These services in the Dutch knowledge sector, and the agenda for bilateral cooperation between the two nations.
This scholarship is intended for Indonesian professionals in their mid-career who want to support inclusive and sustainable development in their country. The scholarship provides the chance to enroll in master’s-level courses linked to: at participating Dutch Higher Education Institutions (DHEIs):
• The technology and administration of water;
• A circular, sustainable economy that prioritizes urban renewal and heritage preservation;
• Logistics, shipping, and fishing;
• Rule of law and security, particularly cyber security;
• Public health administration.
The following standards for scholarship applicants should be met:
• An Indonesian citizen who resides and works there and is prepared to return after completing the program;
• S1/D4 educational background, 3.0 minimum GPA;
• A letter of admission (LoA) that is unconditional;
• IELTS 6.5 or a TOEFL IBT score of 90, both valid for two years after the test date;
• A professional in mid-career who will not be older than 35 on December 31, 2022;
• Not meant for distan.. t learning, combined programs, part-time study, or master’s programs; Read also THE BUILD U. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
JOINT SCHOLARSHIP REQUEST
To be considered for this joint scholarship, interested individuals must submit applications to both the LPDP E-Beasiswa online application system and the Orange Knowledge Programme (through Delta) by March 29, 2023. It is crucial to remember that applicants must provide:
• Legitimate identification;
• A letter from the employer;
• A certificate and transcript from school (GPA of 3.0 or better);
• Test of English Language Proficiency;
• A letter of acceptance without conditions;
• Any supporting records that might list accolades, testimonials, or extracurricular pursuits.
PROCEDURE AND SCHEDULE FOR SELECTION
Each application will be evaluated according to its quality, eligibility requirements, and relevance to the focus areas of the applicant’s academic and professional history. The assessment, which will be compiled into a final report, will involve Nuffic, the Dutch Embassy in Jakarta, and LPDP.
COVERAGES FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
Costs covered by LPDP include:
• an affordable round-trip international airline ticket from Indonesia (Jakarta) to the Netherlands (Amsterdam), as well as an additional domestic airline ticket from the recipients’ city of residence to the international airport;
• An allowance for settling in while arriving in the Netherlands;
• Living expenses in the Netherlands;
• Participation in an international seminar (subject to restrictions);
• Publication in an international journal (subject to conditions);
• a reserve account (terms and conditions apply).
THE FOLLOWING EXPENSES WILL BE COVERED BY THE ORANGE KNOWLEDGE PROGRAMME:
• Handling charge
• Fees for student visas
• School fees
• Medical coverage
• Study resources