The United States – Indonesia Society runs an intensive 10-week Bahasa Indonesia language and general studies program held at Gadjah Mada University for U.S. students selected in a competitive application process.
Beginner and Intermediate level language classes are offered, and the program includes special lectures, cultural workshops and field trips. During the middle of the program students will have a one week break from classes and workshops. Students are allowed to travel within Indonesia during this time to conduct research or for leisure. The cost of the program (which includes air travel from the U.S. to Yogyakarta and return, visas, tuition, health insurance, housing and board) is $2,000. Scholarships are available. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2011.
**THE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHPS OFFICE WILL PROVIDE A $2,000 AWARD APPLIED DIRECTLY TO THE COST OF THIS PROGRAM TO ANY UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK UNDERGRADUATE, RECENT GRADUATE, OR GRADUATE STUDENT WHO IS ACCEPTED TO, ENROLLS AND COMPLETES THIS PROGRAM.**
For complete information see the USINDO website:
Applications and transcripts must be received by USINDO no later than March 1, 2011. Admissions decisions will be made by the end of April, 2011.
Applicants must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residents, College Seniors, recent college graduates (within 6 months), students enrolled in Master’s or post-graduate degree program, or recent graduates of such post-baccalaureate programs (within 6 months)
In addition to an application cover sheet, students are required to submit a 1-page personal statement, resume, transcript, and sealed letter of recommendation. **The National Scholarships Office is available to advise applicants about the Personal Statement – contact us at [log in to unmask] to schedule an appointment.**
Fee is $2,000 which includes: Air travel from the U.S. to Yogyakarta and return, visas, tuition, health insurance, housing and board. Partial waivers are available for those who qualify. Scholarship forms available upon acceptance.
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