Sunday, February 11, 2007

National Graduate Scholarship in Management and Business Administration from Sampoerna Foundation

What is Sampoerna Foundation National Graduate in Management Scholarship Program?

The Sampoerna Foundation National Graduate in Management Scholarship Program is a mean to groom Indonesia’s future business leaders. Sampoerna Foundation provides full scholarships to a maximum of 10 (ten) outstanding young Indonesians who demonstrate excellent academic, professional, personal and leadership qualities to pursue Magister Management or Master of Business Administration degree at leading business schools in Indonesia as recommended by Sampoerna Foundation.

What are the requirements?

A. Basic Requirements

Applicant must satisfy ALL of the following conditions:

* Indonesian citizen
* Under 30 year old when lodging the application
* Hold a Bachelor degree in any discipline from an Indonesian tertiary institution with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)
* Have a minimum of two-year full-time professional work experience after the completion of their undergraduate degree when lodging the application.
* Have valid proof (validity of two years) of an Institutional TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based)*
* Have valid proof (validity of two years) of an Academic Potential Test (TPA) with a minimum score of 550**
* Not currently enrolled in graduate or post-graduate program or school, or has already obtained a Master’s degree or equivalent.
* Not enrolled or graduated from an overseas tertiary institution unless was on a full scholarship.
* Not in receipt of another equivalent award or scholarship offering similar or other benefits at the time of the award.
* Demonstrate they are from financially disadvantaged family and that without the scholarship he/she will not be able to study for a graduate degree.

B. Further Requirements

* Demonstrate leadership potential.
* Demonstrate interest in and commitment to community and national development.
* Attend all stages of selection process conducted by Sampoerna Foundation and the examinations conducted by the recommended university(ies).
* Comply with the application for scholarship rules and regulations as stipulated by Sampoerna Foundation, partner institution for each respective program, and the university.

What is covered?

This full-time scholarship is worth approximately between IDR 70.000.000 – IDR 110.000.000 per student, depending on the university, for the duration of study and covers:

* University application fee reimbursement;
* TOEFL & TPA reimbursement;
* Tuition fees;
* Living allowance;
* Book and internet allowance;
* Research/thesis allowance;
* Graduation fee.

When to apply?

Application DeadlineJune 30th, 2007
Paper Selection and Announcement of Results3rd week of August
Panel Interview, Group Discussion, Outbound and Home Visit1st week of September
Final Review and Finalists` Announcement3rd week of September
University admissionDecember – January 2008
MM Programstarts February 2008
Winners’ Announcement and OrientationMay 2008
Program Orientation May 2008

List of Universities

* Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung
MBA Program, School of Business and Management
Jl. Gelap Nyawang No. 1, Bandung 40132
Tel. 022- 2504308 / 2534255
Fax. 022- 2504897

* Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta
Magister Management Program
Jl. Teknika Utara, Yogyakarta 55281
Tel. 0274-511035-6, 515536, 562222
Fax. 0274-564388

* Indonesian Institute for Management Development, Jakarta
Magister Management Program
IPMI Building
Jl. Rawajati Timur I/1, Kalibata, Jakarta 12750
Tel. 021-7970419
Fax. 021-7970374

* Prasetiya Mulya Business School, Jakarta
Magister Manajement Program
Jl. R.A. Kartini, Cilandak Barat, Jakarta 12430
Tel. 021-7511126, 7500463, 7657257
Fax. 021-7511143

* Padjadjaran University, Bandung
Magister Manajement Program
Jl. Dipati Ukur 35, Bandung 40132
Tel. 022-2509585, 2513168, 2534389
Fax. 022-2509586

* University of Indonesia, Jakarta
Magister Manajement Program
Jl. Salemba Raya 4, Jakarta 10430
Tel. 021-3103976-8, 3106990
Fax. 021-3923954

Prospective applicants are advised to contact the universities directly to find out about the admission process and requirements for an enrolment.

How to apply?

Before applying, the applicants must read and understand the terms and conditions of the scholarship, including SF policy about Alumni Contribution Scheme. For further explanation, please visit our website at or call us at 021 577 2340

Application/reference forms, requirements, terms and conditions, and instructions can be read and downloaded from or obtained directly from Sampoerna Foundation office:

Sampoerna Strategic Square
Tower B, 3rd Floor
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kavling 45
Jakarta 12930

Further information on:

The Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF)
Menara Imperium 28th floor, Suite B
Metropolitan Kuningan Superblok Kav. 1
Jl. HR. Rasuna Said, Jakarta 12980, Indonesia
Tel. 021-8317330, Fax. 021-8317331

2. TPA
Jl. Taman Suropati 2, Jakarta, Indonesia
Tel. 021- 390-5650

Documents to download

* Application Form ( download)
* Reference Form ( download)

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