2018 INDONESIAN ARTS AND CULTURE SCHOLARSHIP GUIDANCE
(17 March – 24 June 2018)
Awardees of the 2018 IACS will be targeted from many countries: membercountries of ASEAN, ASEAN + 3, East Asia Summit, ASEAN Dialog Partners,
ASEAN + European Union, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Asia-Europe Meeting, Africa Region, Melanesian Spearhead Group and members of South West Pacific Dialog as the original participants of Indonesian Arts and Culture Scholarship. For more detail, please refer to here.
The non-degree arts and culture scholarship is offered for three months period of time, starting on 17 March to 24 June 2018.
After 1 (one) week of orientation/introduction of the program in Jakarta, awardees are given the art center designated for them by the organizing committee on the basis of their motivation, interests, gender, regional dispersion etc. Decision of the designated arts center is subject to the discretion of the organizing committee.
LIST OF COURSES
Basically, all awardees will learn about Indonesian arts and culture in general while their staying in the art centers. However, some of the courses will be different in each arts center depending on the local arts and culture. For example, In East Java, the awardees will learn East Javanese arts and cultures including Madurese Gamelan, process of batik and its significance; karawitan; traditional Javanese dance; and Javanese language. In Bali, the awardees will learn Balinese art and culture, namely Balinese dance and gamelan. Meanwhile, in South Sulawesi, the awardees will learn the Sulawesi arts and culture, as well as the local language.
Each arts centre will arrange social and environment projects moreover special visit to several historical places as well as renowned tourist destinations for awardees.
Prior to their residency at arts centres, awardees should participate in one week orientation in Jakarta and will learn issues such as the aim and objectives of the Scholarship; Introduction to Indonesian Culture; Indonesian contemporary arts and cultures, Information about the activities and curriculum offered by the art centers, etc.
All awardees will perform in an arts and cultural night titled “Indonesia Channel” to remark the closing of the scholarship program. The “Indonesia Channel” is scheduled to be held on 21 June 2018. Awardees will return to their respective countries on the following days.
The scholarship will cover:
- Tuition fee (including extra-curricular activities);
- A round trip economy class ticket;
- Accommodation (board and lodging);
- Local transportation during program;
- Health insurance (limited). All awardees are advised to have their own health insurance.
- Monthly allowance of Rp. 2.000.000,-.