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Scholar-Leaders Program

Application for Students in Indonesia

Application deadline: February 29, 2016

The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program in Indonesia is a unique program that provides financial support and skills development opportunities for accomplished first-year undergraduate students from recognized institutions who are pursuing specific degrees listed below.

Why Apply?

  • A scholarship of $1,000 (USD) for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years of your undergraduate program
  • An opportunity to be mentored by a GE business leader
  • Participation in GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders activities, including a specially designed leadership development seminar
  • Participation in community development projects

Who Can Apply?

Only applicants who meet the eligibility criteria will be considered for the award.

Students must be attending the following institutions to be eligible to apply:

  1. IPB, Bogor
  2. ITB, Bandung
  3. ITS, Surabaya
  4. UB, Malang
  5. UNAIR, Surabaya

Only students in the following fields of study are eligible to apply:

  1. Accounting
  2. Economics and Development Studies
  3. Aerospace Engineering
  4. Chemical Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering (specialized in electric power engineering)
  6. Industrial Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering
  8. Petroleum Engineering

Further Requirements Include:

  • GPA of at least 3.0 (0–4 scale) for semester 1, 2 and 3
  • Involvement in social and student activities
  • Good command of English
  • Demonstration of financial need

How to Apply?

If you satisfy all eligibility criteria outlined above, click on the link at the bottom of the page and complete the online application. The application form including essay must be submitted online by 11:59pm EST on February 29, 2016 and followed by sending the hard-copy version to:

*IIEF – Indonesian International Education Foundation *

Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF)
Menara Imperium Lt. 28 Suite C
Jl. HR Rasuna Said
Jakarta 12980
(Please write GEFSLP 2015/2016 on the right upper corner of the envelope)

Supporting Documentation – In addition to your application form, we must receive two letters of recommendation (submitted electronically in the online system), from an Academic Supervisor and other Faculty Member, preferably from your English teacher at the university. The following additional documentation is also required:

  1. Completed and signed GEFSLP application form
  2. One (1) color photograph 4×6 cm
  3. One (1) copy of valid Identification Card (KTP)
  4. An official letter of enrollment from university
  5. One (1) certified copy (legalisir) of your university transcript records from semester 1 to 3
  6. One (1) copy of high school diploma and transcript record (Ijazah/STTB SMU)
  7. One (1) letter of salary amount information of your parents for the last month (slip gaji)
  8. One (1) copy of family card (KK-Kartu Keluarga)
  9. Original letter of notification from campus or institution that you are involved in sosial and student activities (surat keterangan aktif di organisasi kemahasiswaan atau sosial lainnya yang asli dicap dan ditandatangan oleh kampus atau institusi)
  10. Original letter from the university (rectorate) which inform whether currently you are receiving other scholarship or not, and what is the universities’ regulation for students who receive a scholarship

If you are selected you must submit English translations for any documents not in English.

Incomplete application material or application materials received by IIEF after March 11, 2016 will not be considered. Application materials will not be returned to applicants.

What is the Selection Procedure?

A selection committee will evaluate all applications. Each applicant’s motivation and academic potential will be assessed. You will be informed in June 2016 about the success of your application. Selection decisions are final. There is no appeal process.

Whom Can I Contact for More Information?

For more information please contact IIEF at the address given or you may contact us through the telephone no. +6221 – 8317330 ext. 111/115 (office hours) or email at

Applications will be available beginning November 1, 2015
Complete the GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Application Here:

For further information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions page for Indonesia.

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