•Indonesian citizen. No dual citizenship
•U.S. government employees, USAID contractor staff and employees
whose salaries are directly paid by U.S. government are not eligible to
•Candidates should have working experience and remaining prior to retirement based on SE MenPANRB 4th 2013
•Evidence of English ability in the form of either ITP TOEFL® score of 450 or IBT TOEFL® score of 45 or IELTS™ score of 5.0
•A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university at the time of application, minimum GPA 2.75 (Scale 4.0)
•Have a strong commitment to return to Indonesia promptly upon completion of study
•Currently not receiving a scholarship from other institution
•No prior master degree, or in the process completing a Masters Degree
•Currently working in the same field as the proposed field of study
•Once accepted, deferment is not possible.
•Candidates from under-served areas, and from regions where USAID projects are located, will have priority
•Candidates must pass a medical examination prior to initiating their study.
•Successful completion of Pre-academic Training is required for all candidates before departure to U.S.
•Once accepted, PNS candidates must obtain the Service/Blue Passport.
USAID PRESTASI Scholarship Program timeline (estimate):
•Mar 2016 ? PRESTASI open application announcement
•May 2016 ? PRESTASI closing application deadline
•Jun 2016 ? Administration selection shortlist announcement
•Jul 2016 ? Interview selection in Jakarta
•Aug 2016 ? Interview selection announcement by email
•Sep 2016 ? Pre-Academic Training begins in Jakarta
•Mar 2017 ? Pre-Academic Training finishes
•Aug 2017 ? Departure to the U.S. to begin graduate program
More information visit http://www.prestasi-iief.org/