EXTENDED: FISIPOL UGM ASEAN+1 Scholarship (FIAS) 2021 Intake 2 

FISIPOL UGM ASEAN+1 Scholarship (FIAS) 2021 is a fully-funded scholarship offered by the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (FISIPOL) at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia. This program is offered to high school graduates across ASEAN countries (excluding Indonesia) and Timor Leste who wish to broaden their knowledge in social and political sciences under the International Undergraduate Program (IUP) in FISIPOL UGM. Six scholarships are available for eligible students in three departments, namely;

However, Intake 2 is only available for Communication Studies and Public and Policy Management. 


Scholarship Coverage:

  • 8 semesters tuition fees (worth of IDR25.000.000/semester)
  • 8 semesters monthly living allowance (worth of IDR4.000.000/month)
  • Gadjah Mada medical services
  • Cultural excursions
  • Return ticket (economy)


  • Citizen of ASEAN member countries (excluding Indonesia) and Timor Leste
  • Be no more than 20 years of age in the time of application

Documents Required:

  • Passport-size photo with red background
  • Copy of Passport (valid until at least six month ahead of application time)
  • Most recent Graduation Certificate or most recent Academic Transcript from 1st to 5th Semester
  • Essay related to the relevant program
  • CV and Motivational Letter (please write them as one PDF)
  • English Proficiency Test (minimum 550 for TOEFL or 6.0 for IELTS or its equivalence)
  • Health Certificate from the local authority

How to Apply?

  1. Visit UGM Admission Portal
  2. Click ‘Sign Up’
  3. Fill in your personal information
  4. Upload required documents
  5. Wait for the authority to check your document
  6. Download ‘Letter of Offer’
  7. Download ‘Letter of Acceptance’

Important Dates and Timeline

– Registration Period: 17 March – 19 April 2021 (EXTENDED!)
– Shortlisted Candidates Announcement: 22 April 2021
– Interview for Shortlisted Candidates: 24 April 2021
– Announcement: 3 May 2021
Interested in finding out more about the program? Do visit FIAS 2020 Testimonial to hear more on what the previous awardees have got to say about their experiences with FIAS! Should you have any inquires, don’t hesitate to reach out to us through our email and/or social media!