Fulbright Grants for Indonesian Lecturers – Visiting Scholar Program

Fulbright Grants for Indonesian Lecturers – Visiting Scholar Program

This grant is for Indonesian scholars who hold a doctoral degree and intend to carry out research for three to six months in the US.

Interested scholars must be permanent lecturers at an Indonesian university and hold a Nomor Induk Dosen Nasional, or NIDN.

General Requirements

The applicants should:

  • Be Indonesian citizens and not permanent residents of the US, or be currently living in the US
  • Possess leadership qualities and show experience in community service
  • Have preparation in, and a demonstrated commitment to their chosen field of study
  • Be proficient in English
  • Have an outstanding academic record
  • Demonstrate that they can realistically conduct research in the US

Applicant will be ineligible if he or she is an employee, close family member of an employee, or dependent of an employee of AMINEF, the US Embassy, or the US Department of State.

Specific Requirements

The applicants should:

  • Hold a doctoral (PhD) or equivalent degree
  • Demonstrate sufficient English-language proficiency to conduct research in the US (not necessary to submit a TOEFL score)
  • Have contacted or identified a potential research partner or institution in the US (not necessary to hold a letter of invitation yet)
  • Have plans to complete and publish their research upon the completion of the program


The extended deadline for the submission of application materials for the program is November 24, 2017*
*The exact deadlines every year may be subject to change and if the application deadline falls on a weekend or public holiday, it is automatically extended to the next business day. Only short-listed applicants will be notified and interviewed.

Submission Requirements (to be supplied in English)

  • Completed application form, including 3-5-page research proposal
  • Two letters of reference
  • Copy of academic transcript and diploma (in original language and in English translation)
  • Copy of valid identity document (KTP or passport)
  • Curriculum vitae

How to Apply

Candidates should complete the application form that can be downloaded at the bottom of this page and send it by November 24, 2017 to the following RISTEK-DIKTI office address:

Fulbright Awards for Indonesian Lecturers Program
Direktorat Karir dan Kompetensi Sumber Daya Manusia
Direktorat Jenderal Sumber Daya IPTEK & DIKTI
Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi
Jalan Pintu 1 Senayan, Lantai 5
Jakarta 10270

Applicants must also send a copy of that complete application package, also to AMINEF, either by mail (postage) or delivered in person to:

American Indonesian Exchange Foundation (AMINEF)
Intiland Tower, Lantai 11
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 32
Jakarta 10220
Tel : (021) 579 39 085 ~ 9086

Contact Information

Specific questions regarding the application process may be addressed via email to the following address: infofulbright_ind@aminef.or.id

Download application form

Source: https://aminef.or.id/grants-for-indonesians/fulbright-programs/grants-indonesian-lecturers/fvsp/