• Kemitraan Negara Berkembang

    KNB Scholarship

    at Universitas Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya

    Kemitraan Negara Berkembang
KNB Scholarship

Kemitraan Negara Berkembang

KNB (Kemitraan Negara Berkembang) Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship provided by the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture of Indonesia, for international students from developing countries who desire to pursue their bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree in Indonesian universities. This scholarship program offers the chance to learn and experience life in the middle of Indonesian culture. Therefore, international students will obtain both educational scholarship and a deeper cultural understanding of Indonesia.

The KNB Scholarship aims to increase the quality of human resources in developing countries, assist in promoting culture overseas, and improve the internationalization of educational institutions in Indonesia. Additionally, this scholarship has partnered with 20 leading universities in Indonesia, with more than 1200 recipients from 94 countries.

Scholarship Coverage
  • Settlement allowance

  • Living allowance

  • Book allowance

  • Research Allowance

  • Health insurance

  • A round-trip international airfare (economy class)

KNB Scholarship


To Contribute

in the human resource development in the developing countries

To Promote

deeper cultural understanding between developing countries

To Strengthen

the relationship and cooperation between developing countries


the research capacity of Indonesian higher education institutions in order to increase the number of world class universities in Indonesia.


Programs offered by Universitas Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya

Bachelor & Master Programs

Faculty of Engineering

  • Civil Engineering
  • Informatics

Faculty of Language and Sciences

  • Indonesian Language Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Biology Education
  • Primary Teacher Education

Faculty of Economics & Business

  • Development Economics
  • Management
  • Accountancy

Faculty of Law

  • Law (Bachelor)
  • Law (Master)

Faculty of Social & Politics Science

  • Sociology
  • Political Science (Bachelor)
  • Political Science (Master)

How to Apply


Fill Out

the form at Get Started Button on the Menu.



the Invitation Letter from the KNB Scholarship website.



the Invitation letter, a scanned copy of Passport, Academic Certificates and Academic Transcripts to the Indonesian Embassy or Indonesian Consulate to acquire the recommendation letter.


The Selection

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


22 Jan - 23 Feb 2024

Submit Application

26 Feb - 22 Mar 2024

Selection Administration

25 Mar - 17 May 2024

Selection Academic, Interview and Psikotest

10 June 2024


11 June - 21 June 2023


8 July - 9 August 2024

Document Immigration for submit student visa

August 2023

Arrival to Indonesia

Sept 2024

BIPA Program

Aug - Sep 2024

For AUN/Seed-Net Program



  • Be a citizen of a developing country
  • Be in good health
  • Maximum age is 25 years old
  • Have graduated from High School
  • Have a good command of English and/or Indonesian
  • Have a recommendation from an Indonesian Embassy in your (nearest) country
  • Bachelor degree holder is not eligible to apply for the bachelor degree scholarship.
  • Not registered as a student in one of the universities in Indonesia.

Required Documents

  • A Scan Copy of Passport ID Page/Citizenship ID
  • A Scan Copy of Academic/Degree Sertificate(s) (High School)
  • A Scan Copy of Academic Transcript(s) (High School)
  • A Letter of Recommendation from an Indonesian Embassy/Consulate General of Indonesia
  • A Letter of Recommendation from the Employer/Immediate Supervisor
  • A Letter of Academic Recommendation from previous schools;
  • A Certificate of English Proficiency Test (IBT TOEFL of 80 / IELTS of 6.0 / TOEIC of 700)
Note : The type and the maximum size of the documents are pdf, 5 Mb; The language proficiency certificate must be obtained within the last 2 years; All the required documents must be in English.


Selected KNB Scholarship 2023

Selamat Datang untuk Mahasiswa Asing di kampus UWKS.

Di tahun ajaran ini, kampus UWKS kedatangan 3 mahasiswa internasional dari program KNB Scholarship (Kemitraan Negara Berkembang)

Mansi Uday Bhavsar

Cindy Kushata

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