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Scholarships Available in the USA

Discover the different scholarships in universities in the USA that Indonesian students can apply for.

Many universities in the USA offer a variety of international scholarships that Indonesia students can apply for. In addition, USA also has a few government scholarships that students can apply for their postgraduate studies such as the Fulbright Student Program and the Humphrey Fellowship Program. These scholarships can cover the tuition fee as well as living expenses and the airfare.

Scholarships in the USA are highly competitive and application should be done 8 to 12 months before your intake begins.

Quality Scholarships & Benefits Studying In The USA

Apart from a variety of scholarships, studying in the USA brings many benefits that go beyond financial aid. These include:

  • Obtain internationally recognised degrees that will allow you to access better job opportunities and career advancements.
  • Enjoy a multi-cultural classroom and a diverse learning environment.
  • The ability to study and work on-campus for up to 20 hours a week (and 40 hours a week during vacations) as well as access internship opportunities for work experience in your field.
  • Upon graduation from an American university, students can stay and work in the country for up to 12 months with a post-study work visa.
  • Improve your English language skills as your everyday living and studies will be conducted fully in English.

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List Of Scholarships For Indonesians Looking To Study In The USA

Below is a list of some of the scholarships offered in American Universities.

Institution Name

Scholarship Name


Berkeley College

Berkeley College International Student Scholarship

up to 25% of tuition fees

California State University Northridge

International Matador Scholarship

up to US$3,000


Presidential Scholarship

up to US$10,000

Drew University

Merit Scholarship

up to US$25,000 renewable annually


Drew Scholarship in the Arts

up to US$4,000 paid over 4 years

Fairleigh Dickinson University

FDU International Scholarship

up to US$27,000 renewable annually


Colonel Fairleigh Dickinson Scholarship

up to US$32,000 renewable annually

Full Sail University

Global Achievement Scholarship

up to US$5,000

George Mason University

Merit Scholarship

up to US$10,000 renewable annually

Illinois State University

International Baccalaureate Scholarship


Marshall University

Merit-based Scholarship

up to US$14,000

Oklahoma State University

International Achievement Freshman Scholarship

up to US$40,000 paid over four years

Oregon State University

Provost’s Scholarship for Excellence

US$6,000 renewable annually for up to 4 years


Honorary Scholarship for Leadership



IB or A-level Scholarship

US$6,000 renewable annually for up to 4 years

Pittsburg State University

Gorilla International Scholarship

up to US$6,000 renewable up for up to 4 years


International Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

up to US$2,000


Presidential Award

US$9,500 per year for four years

University of Delaware

Distinguished Scholar Scholarship

up to US$18,000 renewable annually

Apart from university-specific scholarships, the Government of the United States also scholarships that Indonesian students can apply for based on merit.

Foreign Fulbright Scholarship

The Foreign Fulbright Scholarship is applicable for international students looking to apply to a postgraduate program such as a masters or Ph.D.

This prestigious scholarship covers the full tuition fee, health insurance, airfare, textbook cost as well as living costs.

Humphrey Fellowship Program

This fellowship is granted to experienced professionals that are looking to advance their career in public service. However, you will not be able to choose a University yourself, it will be assigned to you based on your abilities, skills and interests.

The scholarship covers all expenses from tuition fees to accommodation and living expenses.

Wondering which scholarships in the USA to apply for? We can help! Let us guide you through the entire process including your course selection and visa application. Speak to our education specialist for free today.

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