This program was established in 1974 as part of ASEAN initiative, admitting only students from ASEAN. However, in 1976 this program was extended further to other countries.

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In term of scholarship recipients, Vietnam is the second country in ASEAN to receive the most of Darmasiswa Scholarship after Thailand. In the past 03 (three) years from 2016 to 2018, up to 96 Vietnamese students have been awarded with this scholarship.

The main purpose of the scholarship is to promote and increase the interest in the language, art and culture of Indonesia among youth of other countries. It has also been designed to provide stronger cultural connection and understanding among participating countries.

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The fact that Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation in the world has made Indonesian language – Bahasa Indonesia become the most spoken language in Southeast Asian region. Indonesia which made up of diverse cultures, languages, religions and traditions offers exciting study experience for international students.

During their study in Indonesia, Goverment of Indonesia will cover for the tuition fee, living cost and health insurance while the air ticket to Indonesia should be covered by the awardees.

Government of Indonesia encourages Vietnamese students who have completed secondary education to apply this scholarship online through Darmasiswa Scholarship official website no later than 01 March 2019. For more information on the requirements please visit

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