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Fulbright Presidential Scholarship Program (Ph.D. Program)

GENERAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The American Indonesia Exchange Foundation (AMINEF) is pleased to
announce the availability of approximately 40 new Fulbright
scholarships under the aegis of the Fulbright Presidential
Scholarship Program to pursue Ph.D. degree in the United States for
the 2007-2008 academic year. The Fulbright Program in Indonesia
promotes mutual understanding between the Republic of Indonesia and
the United States of America through educational exchange and
academic scholarship. Fulbright scholarships are available to
Indonesian citizens with the appropriate qualifications as stipulated
in the program descriptions listed below.

ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS

Preference will be given to applicants who serve or plan to serve as
faculty members of state and private institutions of higher education
in Indonesia and have not previously received any Fulbright
scholarship.

Applicants will possess:

a Bachelor and/or Master’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a
4.00 scale).
demonstrated leadership qualities.
a good understanding of Indonesian and other cultures.
a deep commitment to the chosen field of study.
a determination to return to Indonesia upon completion of the
Fulbright program and to take up academic positions in higher
education upon their return.
a TOEFL score.
Note: Based on recent changes in US institution requirements, the
TOEFL requirement for this program has been changed. The new
requirement is as follows: “Generally, the TOEFL requirement for PhD
program is 575 and above. However, in certain fields a score of 550
and above will be considered.”

* (Grant duration is 3 years.)

DISCIPLINES

All disciplines and fields of study are eligible for a Fulbright
award. Priority fields are: Social Sciences, Religious Studies,
Science and Engineering, Law, and Education—specifical ly, English
Teaching and Higher Education Administration.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should complete the appropriate application forms. Forms
are available either by mail or in person at the AMINEF Office,
Gedung Balai Pustaka, 6th floor, Jl. Gunung Sahari Raya 4, Jakarta
10720.

Please return to AMINEF your complete application package by the
application deadline that includes:

Completed application form. This includes a clearly written and
concise study objective.
Copy of your most recent, less than two years old, TOEFL score
report.
One letter of reference, either from your current employer or
previous lecturer.
Copy of academic transcript (English translation) .
Copy of identity document (KTP or passport).
CONTACT INFORMATION

Specific questions regarding the application process are accepted via
e-mail at the following address: infofulbright_ ind@aminef. or.id. We
do not accept email applications. Hard copies must be sent or
delivered to American Indonesian Exchange Foundation.

DEADLINE

The deadline for the submission of application materials for this
program is May 31, 2008.

Note: Program requirements are subject to change without notice.

For more information: Aminef

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