International Priority Scholarship (IPS) 2024 in Indonesia | Fully Funded

The International Priority Scholarship (IPS) is a prestigious scholarship program offered by the Indonesian government to attract talented international students to pursue their undergraduate or postgraduate studies in Indonesia. This scholarship provides full financial support to deserving students from all over the world to study in top universities in Indonesia.

In this blog post, we will explore all the important details about the IPS 2024 scholarship such as eligibility criteria, application process, deadlines, benefits provided, and more. I have tried to explain everything in a simple language for easy understanding. So let’s get started!


Scholarship Overview

The IPS is a fully-funded scholarship that covers tuition fees, monthly living allowance, health insurance, airfare, and other academic costs for the entire duration of the degree program. It is offered by the Directorate General of Resources for Science, Technology and Higher Education (DG RISTEKDIKTI), Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, Republic of Indonesia.


This scholarship is open for both undergraduate (S1) and postgraduate/master’s (S2) level programs taught in English at accredited public and private universities in Indonesia. A limited number of seats are available each year under this competitive scholarship.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for IPS 2024, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be citizens of other countries, excluding Indonesia.
  • They should have a high school/bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA/GPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory as the medium of instruction is English. They need to submit proof of English proficiency such as TOEFL/IELTS scores.
  • Applicants should be born after January 1, 1997 for undergraduate programs. There is no age limit for postgraduate programs.
  • They should have a valid passport with a minimum validity of 30 months.
  • Applicants should be in good health condition both physically and mentally.

Application Process

The IPS 2024 application process is fully online. Here are the key steps:

  1. Choose Program and University
    Select the degree program and preferred university from the list of participating universities given on the IPS website.
  2. Register Online
    Go to the IPS portal and register by creating a profile with login details.
  3. Apply Online
    Fill the online IPS application form and upload all required documents such as academic transcripts, recommendation letters, language proof, etc. before the deadline.
  4. Selection Test
    Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an online interview/selection test conducted by the respective university.
  5. Admission and Visa
    If selected, candidates will receive an admission letter from the university for the visa process. Scholarship recipients will also be notified.
  6. Pre-departure Briefing
    Selected international students will need to attend a pre-departure briefing in their home country.
  7. Travel to Indonesia
    Reach Indonesia before the commencement of the semester/academic year.

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Application Deadlines

The application deadline for this scholarship opportunity is 15th May 2024.

The online application process starts on the first date and ends sharp on the last date. Candidates are advised to apply well before the deadlines to avoid any last-minute issues.

Scholarship Benefits

If selected for IPS 2024, successful candidates will receive the following benefits throughout their academic tenure:

  • Full tuition fees for the entire degree program
  • Monthly allowance of IDR 4 million for undergraduates and IDR 5 million for postgraduates
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Settling-in allowance of IDR 5 million
  • Thesis/Dissertation grant (For master’s only)
  • Airfare (Roundtrip)
  • Training and cultural activities
  • Internship opportunities

Additionally, students will have an opportunity to gain working experience in Indonesia after completion of their degree through the IPS working holiday program.

Some Key Points

  • Scholarship is tenable only at the selected university in Indonesia. Students cannot transfer to another.
  • Scholars are entitled to maximum 2 semester leave with approval from the university.
  • They need to maintain a minimum CGPA/Semester GPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 throughout the program.
  • IPS students are not allowed to work part-time during their studies to focus on academics.
  • Scholarship will be terminated if a student is found involved in any illegal/criminal activities.

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