IISMA Professional Program (Entrepreneur)

The International Mobility scholarship scheme is specifically aimed at entrepreneur-minded undergraduate and vocational students, allowing them to spend six weeks to two months at the best business schools around the world.



Indonesian International Student Mobility Award Professional Program (Entrepreneur) (IISMA-E) is the Government of Indonesia scholarship scheme to fund Indonesian students for entrepreneurship program at top Universities overseas. Undergraduate and vocational students could spend six to seven weeks at the overseas university partner to study, experience the host country’s culture and undertake entrepreneurial assignments to hone their skills.


To apply for IISMA Professional Program (Entrepreneur) 2024, you must (be):

1. an active undergraduate or vocational student, currently enrolled and registered in the Higher Education Database (Pangkalan Data Pendidikan Tinggi – PDDIKTI), who falls under the following criteria:

a. Undergraduate students minimum in their 6th semester at recognized universities in Indonesia (Perguruan Tinggi Dalam Negeri – PTDN) under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology; or

b. Diploma 4 students in their minimum 6th semester at recognized universities offering vocational programs in Indonesia (Perguruan Tinggi Penyelenggara Pendidikan Vokasi – PTPPV) under the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology;

2. an Indonesian citizen (WNI) currently residing in Indonesia and does not have dual citizenship;

3. maximum 24 years old by July 1, 2024;

4. have a cumulative GPA of minimum 3.0 (out of 4.0) proven by the latest academic transcript;

5. nominated by Head of Study Program/Head of Department of home university (PTDN or PTPPV);

6. never have taken college leave during study;

7. not participate in other Kampus Merdeka flagship programs while taking part in IISMA Program;

8. not take any classes at home university during IISMA program;

9. not have received IISMA scholarship before;

10. submit valid English proficiency certificate with the following minimum scores:*

TOEFL iBT – 78, IELTS – 6.0, Duolingo English Test – 100, or TOEIC Listening and Reading Test – 785,

to IISMA’s official institutional code of respective English test*; (check here)

11. never have violated the rules, norms, and/or laws applied in Indonesia;

12. adhere to the rules and regulations while participating in the IISMA program;


*If the host university’s English language proficiency requirement exceeds requirement on point 10 or exclusively accepts a specific type of English language proficiency test, the language criteria established by the host university will apply to the applicant. Kindly review and refer to the minimum English Proficiency scores specified by your preferred host universities.

Required Documents

Main Required Documents

1. Letter of Statement Signed and Stamped (bermeterai) by Applicant and Parents/Guardians (click here)

2. Letter of Statement Signed and Stamped (bermeterai) by the Head of Study Program/Head of Department (click here)

3. Letter of Statement as a Scholarship Recipient from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of Republic of Indonesia (click here)*

5. Scanned Color Copy of Indonesian Identity Card (KTP).

6. Household Card (Kartu Keluarga) [terms and conditions click here]

7. Academic Transcript for Semester 1-5

8. English Proficiency Test: IELTS/ TOEFL iBT/Duolingo English Test/TOEIC

*if applicable

Additional Required Documents

1. Scan of SKCK (Surat Keterangan Catatan Kepolisian) issued by related authorities.

2. Scan of Letter Declaration Clearance from Narcotic (Surat Keterangan Bebas Narkoba) which includes but not limited to Amphetamin (AMP), Marijuana (THC), and Morphine (MOP) issued by related authorities.

Required document to be submitted by Office of International Affairs:  

1. Letter of Statement and Recommendation from Host University (Surat Rekomendasi dan Pernyataan Perguruan Tinggi) signed and sealed (bermeterai) by Vice Rector (click here)

Scholarship Coverage

Admission & Tuition Fee

At cost

Settlement & Living

Lump sum

Economy Airfare & Visa

At cost

Health Insurance Fee

At cost

Emergency Fund

At cost

Program Timeline

Host University List