Opening of Indonesian Government’s funded KNB (Developing Countries Partnership) Scholarship

Kemitraan Negara Berkembang Scholarship, popularly known as KNB Scholarship, is a financial assistance offered by the Indonesian Government to prospective international students coming from developing countries to pursue their degree (Bachelor, Master or Doctorate Degree) at one of the universities in Indonesia. The scholarship is expected to build the people-to-people relations between Indonesia and the recipient countries. It aims at nurturing their future leaders.

KNB offers an experience of studying in top universities in Indonesia and at the same living in one of the world’s most diverse and vibrant society. By getting the scholarship, students will experience quality degree programs managed by the 31 university partners. Their degrees will enhance their intellectual standing, develop their competencies, and open wider professional opportunities, a foundation for post-college success. Certainly, they will also be able to enjoy first-hand experience of living in a multicultural and multilingual society.

In 2024, Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia will accept 222 (two hundred twenty-two) KNB Scholarship applicants, consist of 30 Bachelor awardee, 162 Master awardee, and 30 Doctoral awardee.




  1. Download the KNB Scholarship Offering Letter from the KNB Scholarship website:

  2. Submit the Offering Letter, Official Passport, English Proficiency Test, (Applicant from non-English-Speaking Countries), Recommendation Letter from Indonesian Embassy, Recommendation from Employer/Immediate Supervisor, Academic Recommendation Letter from Previous Schools, Academic Certificates and Academic Transcripts from Previous Degree, Recommendation Letter from the potential research supervisor in one of the Universities providing partner of the KNB Scholarship (for Doctoral applicant only), Statement of purpose of their studies in Indonesia (for Doctoral applicant only) in website KNB Scholarship;

  3. Complete the online application process.

  4. Selection process.

  5. The Selection Results will be broadcasted online through the KNB Scholarship Website and officially announced through the Indonesian Embassy publication network.