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Apply For Fully Funded KNB Indonesian Scholarship 2024 From Pakistan

KNB usually refers to the Kemitraan Negara Berkembang (Developing Countries Partnership) scholarship program provided by the Indonesian government for international students. The Government of republic of Indonesia will open its portal for KNB Indonesia scholarship applications from 16th January 2024 to 18th February 2024. 

About KNB Scholarship Program

The Government of the Republic of Indonesia offers a prestigious scholarship program called Kemitraan Negara Berkembang KNB Scholarship, to qualified applicants who are citizens of developing nations. Since 2006, 1,608 recipients from 97 countries have received the scholarship, which is administered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology's Directorate General of Higher Education, Research and Technology. 

The KNB Scholarship program has played a pivotal role in assisting Indonesian universities in their pursuit of internationalization. The amount of international students is a good indicator of how well-known higher education institutions are throughout the world. The number of scholarships awarded annually has been rising in support of Indonesian universities' internationalization and to meet the growing interest from applicants worldwide.

Study Programs Offered For KNB Scholarship Program 

Through KNB government scholarship program, students can start their fully funded bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in a wide range of study fields. Though the courses offered by Indonesian universities mat differ by the specific university.  Following programs are offered to international students under KNB government scholarship. 

Indonesian Language Training program 

All KNB students must take an Indonesian language (Bahasa) course for one academic year in order to complete the academic program. This is because lectures and thesis work will be completed entirely in Bahasa. Every university will offer the Bahasa course.

Academic Programs Offered By KNB Scholarship 

Academic program 



Bachelor Degree Program 

4 years (8 Semester) 

Indonesian universities offer bachelor program in almost every study field. 


2 years (4 Semester)

International students can get 2 years research and non-research based master’s degree in study filed offered by the Indonesian universities. 

PhD (Doctorate) 

3 years (6 Semester) 

Doctorate programs are offered in two schemes

Only research based PhD

PhD program having combination of course work and research work. 


KNB Scholarship Stipend

KNB government will provide following benefits to successful candidates.

  • One-time settlement allowance of 1,250,000 IDR on arrival

  • While taking language training program and preparatory programs, students will only get monthly living allowance of 2,550,000 IDR / month

  • While during degree programs (bachelors, masters and PhD) students will get following allowance

    • Living allowance: 2,550,000 IDR/ month

    • Research allowance: 400,000 IDR/ month

    • Books allowance: 350,000 IDR/ month

  • A health insurance with 200,000 IDR/ month

  • One-way air fare (from student’s home country to Indonesia)

KNB Scholarship Indonesia Eligibility Criteria

Requirements for KNB scholarship program may vary from degree to degree, here is the detail of each degree program’s requirement

Requirements For Bachelor Degree Program

  • Age of the applicant applying for bachelor’s program must not be more than 21 years

  • Must have a high school degree certificate

  • Three recommendation letters

  • One from Indonesia embassy

  • One from the employer or supervisor

  • One from the professor of previously studied institute

  • Passport (valid for 2 years)

Requirements For Master Degree Program

  • Age of the applicant must not be more than 35 years

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree

  • Three recommendation letters from embassy, supervisor and professor

  • Passport with validity of 2 years.

Requirements For Doctorate Degree Program

  • The maximum age limit to apply for PhD program is 40 years

  • Applicant must hold a master degree certificate

  • Must have KNB scholarship invitation letter from one of the Indonesian university

  • A statement of purpose stating the purpose of study in Indonesia

  • Two recommendation letters from embassy and previously studied institute

  • Passport with validity of 2 years

English Language Requirement For KNB Government Indonesia Scholarship 

Degree Program 

English Language Requirement 

Undergraduate degree 

IELTS: 5.5


Master’s degree program 



PhD degree program




KNB Scholarship Online Application Procedure

KNB scholarship website is accepting applications from all over the world. To apply for KNB government Indonesian scholarship program, applicants have to follow the below described steps:

  • By visiting the official website: download the scholarship offering letter

  • Upload all the required documents (mentioned above)

  • Complete the online application carefully

  • Submit the application after a final review

KNB Scholarship 2024 Results

Indonesian embassy publication network and KNB government scholarship website will announce the final results officially after final selection of successful applicants.

KNB Scholarship Deadline

KNB scholarship last date is 18th February 2024. So you please don’t wait for next days and deadline approaching, be active and start your application just now.

Best of luck to all 2024 scholarship applicants. 


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