Fulbright Scholarships for Visiting Research Program for Indonesian Researchers in USA, 2019


Applications are invited for Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program for Junior and Senior Researchers. This grant is open for Indonesian scholars who hold a doctoral degree and intend to carry out research for three to six months in the US.

The aim of the programme is to strengthen the bond between Indonesia and USA.

About the Scholarship Provider
The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright–Hays Program, is one of several United States Cultural Exchange Programs whose goal is to improve intercultural relations, cultural diplomacy, and intercultural competence between the people of the United States and other countries through the exchange of persons, knowledge, and skills. It is one of the most prestigious and competitive fellowship programs in the world.


The programme is awarded in the fields offered by the university.

Grants will provide a monthly stipend; a direct-flight, round-trip economy-class air ticket; professional and settling-in allowance; qualifying university lab and research fees, as necessary. No dependent support will be available.

1. Indonesian applicants are eligible for the programme.

2. Entrance Requirements: The applicants should:

  • Possess leadership qualities and show experience in community service
  • Have preparation in, and a demonstrated commitment to, their chosen field of study
  • Be proficient in English
  • Have an outstanding academic record
  • Demonstrate that they can realistically conduct research in the US

    Applicants are ineligible who:

  • Are employees, close family members of an employee, or dependents of an employee of AMINEF, the US Embassy, or the US Department of State
  • Are currently teaching, studying, or conducting research in the US or who have received a Fulbright grant within the past five years
  • Are permanent residents of the US, or be currently living in the US
  • Have received a J-1 visa in the category of Professor/Research Scholar within the past two years

    Preference will be given to qualified applicants who have not had recent and substantial experience in the United States. Grants are not for the principal purpose of attending conferences or completing doctoral dissertations

    November 1, 2018.

    Application Process
    1. Candidate should access and complete the “online application

    The following materials comprise a complete application:

  • Printed online application form
  • Project statement (three to five pages)
  • Bibliography (up to three pages)
  • Curriculum vitae (up to six pages)
  • Letter of invitation (if available)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Copy of academic transcript and diploma (in original language and in English translation)
  • Copy of valid identity document (KTP or passport)

    Download the application form here

    Scholarship Link


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