High school graduates who are financially uncapable to continue their studies in higher education institution but have excellent academic potentials can apply a scholarship. The Department of Education launched a scholarship program the so-called Bidikmisi, to financially assist such kinds of undergraduate student applicants. Those who apply student admissions by national selection and local selection can appply the Bidikmisi scholarship.
The successful applicants will receive about Rp 600,000 per month and Rp 2,400,000 per semester under this scholarship scheme. In 2011, the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences determined tuition fee amounting Rp 610,000 - Rp 1,000,000 per semester for students admitted trough national selection and that of Rp 700,000 - Rp 1,150,000 per semester for students admitted through local selection. Any admitted students of Fisip Unmul should also pay Rp 403,000 (payable once at the time of admission)) for supporting academic activities and Rp 2,000,000 for the development fund (payable twice during a whole study period).
Thus, there are no sufficient reasons for high school students to quit their efforts in pursuing a more advanced education.
For a more detailed information on Bidikmisi scholarship, visit http://bidikmisi.dikti.go.id