As a US Student travelling to Indonesia you will have many questions. It’s highly recommended that before you get to far in planning your trip that you:
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There are 3 ways US Students can travel to Indonesia as young scholars.
- Ohio State University and the University of Illinois are offering Education or Study Abroad courses in Indonesia, usually in summer for about 3 weeks. Google ‘OSU Education Abroad’ or ‘UIUC Study Abroad’ to see current offers.
- The United States Secretary of State has opportunities for recent college graduates with a Bachelor’s Degree to teach in rural contexts and receive a stipend of $9,000/year. Graduates with a masters degree or higher and expertise in ESL could consider the English Language Fellows program which pays a professional salary and provides a residency, usually at a university. Google ‘Secretary of State Exchanges Indonesia’ to learn more.
- Periodically Indonesian government and non-governmental organizations advertise opportunities ranging in length from one semester to one year. These experiences often cover travel and accommodation expenses. The Dharmasiswa program supports US students in studying, usually for a year, at any one of a number of universities in various aspects of Indonesian culture. Google ‘Dharmasiswa’ to learn more.
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