Indonesia: LPDP

Master and PhD Scholarships for Indonesian Students

Excellent Indonesian students have an opportunity to apply for funding to do their master or PhD studies abroad through the LPDP Scholarship Program. Candidates may apply all-year round. UMCG Supervisors who are in touch with an Indonesian prospective PhD student may request support from the Graduate School of Medical Sciences to facilitate the candidates application to LPDP funding.

Calls for Applications

To learn about calls for future applications keep an eye on the LPDP website and our News section.

For Prospective Master Students

The Graduate School of Medical Sciences offers several master programs. Prospective students need to:

  • Hold a bachelor degree in a relevant field
  • Meet the master program's English language requirements which are higher than LPDP minimum standards
  • Be in possession of a letter of admission from the master program of their choice
  • Be no older than 35 years of age at the time of selection

For further information, see the LPDP website or contact the research master team at

Please note that admission requirements and deadlines will be published on the programme specific pages.

For Prospective PhD Students

PhD applicants need to:

  • Hold a master degree in a relevant field
  • Be accepted by a researcher who qualifies as a Principal Investigator at the University Medical Center Groningen
  • Meet the English language requirements set by both LPDP and the UMCG supervisor (guideline TOEFL 92 IBT/IELTS 6.5)
  • Be in possession of a letter of acceptance from the Graduate School of Medical Sciences
  • Submit a summary of a research proposal approved by the UMCG supervisor
  • Be no older than 40 years of age at the time of registration

For more specific information, see the LPDP website.

We welcome you to look into our Research Portfolio or download the brochure. You can find the outline of the PhD curriculum in the PhD Study Guide

For UMCG supervisors and Principal Investigators

In order to prepare the letter of acceptance for LPDP applicants, UMCG Principal Investigators should provide the Graduate School of Medical Sciences with the following supporting information and documents:

CV of the candidate, including:

  • Full name
  • Place & date of birth
  • E-mail address

About the project:

  • Total number of months of funding requested (max. 48 months)
  • Provisional start date PhD project
  • PhD project title
  • Title(s) and name(s) of supervisor(s) and departmental affiliation(s)
  • Bench fee requested from LPDP annually