Posted by: hagemman | August 12, 2009


G r a d u a t e   F e l l o w s h i p s

The ANCORA FOUNDATION is inviting Indonesians to apply to the following universities for their respective one-year full-time masters degree programs for 2010 – 11  :

The John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Mid-Carreer Master of Public Administration (Mason Program)

University of Cambridge
Master’s degree courses in either the Arts or the Sciences

The Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
MSc in Environmental Change and Management

S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University
MSc in Strategic Studies, MSc in International Relations, MSc in International Political Economy, and MSc in Asian Studies

If accepted, candidates will be eligible to apply for graduate fellowships which will cover tuition and other compulsory fees, a monthly stipend and return air-ticket.
Scholarship applications should have the following   :

A.    A confirmed acceptance in the program (please refer to the respective university websites for program requirements and applications deadlines) ;

B.    An excellent academic record with a first degree equivalent to a good Second Class (Upper) Honors or higher or a GPA of at least 3.5 ;

C.    A very good command of the English language. The minimum requirement is 600 in the paper-based TOEFL test with 5.0 on the Test of Written English or 250 in the computer-based TOEFL test with 5.0 in the Essay Writing Test ; the minimum score must be achieved on both parts of the test in the “same sitting”. The TOEFL internet-based Test (iBT) minimum requirement is a score of 100.

D.    Relevant work experience. Some programs such as the Kennedy School of Government requires a minimum of seven years.

E.    Assessed to have outstanding potential for leadership in government, business, or civil society after graduation ; and

F.    Demonstrate financial need.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews with a scholarship selection board next year in March, April and May.

More information about the universities and relevant programs can be obtained from our website:

The Ancora Foundation is a philantrophic organization that focuses on education. Producing the best minds and achieving universal education enrollment are imperatives for Indonesia in a globalized world. Through scholarships for Indonesians to attend the best universities at home and abroad, the foundation hopes to develop a “crème de la crème” who will ultimately become instruments of change in Indonesia. We also have programs which provide basic education across the archipelago that over time will widen and deepen the country’s talent pool.

Sumber  :  Kompas, 11.08.2009 halaman 21.



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