Bidik Misi Scholarship

A. What is Bidik Misi Scholarship?

Bidik Misi Scholarship is provided by Directorate General of Higher Education (Dikti) to students from an underprivileged family.

Scholarship requirements:

  1. Applicants must be an Indonesian citizen.
  2. Applicants must be a recent high school graduate (2016)
  3. Applicants must be a high school graduate in 2015 but have not yet acquired Bidik Misi scholarship from another higher education institution.
  4. Applicants must be 21 years old or younger.
  5. Applicants must be enrolled in one of the programs at UMY.
  6. Applicants must come from an underprivileged family proven by an official relief letter issued by a headman. The underprivileged family has either of the following economic status:
  • The total income of both parents with permanent or freelance work is less than IDR 3,000,000/month in this recent year, or
  • The total income of both parents when divided into the family members is less than IDR 750,000/month.
  1. The highest education attained by the applicants’ parents must be bachelor’s degree (S1) or D4.
  2. Applicants must possess an excellent academic record and are recommended by their high school headmaster/principal.

B. Quota of Hafidz Muhammadiyah UMY Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to 36 students of UMY for the academic year 2016/2017 enrolled in any of the following programs of UMY:

No. Departments The number of Awardees
1 Agrotechnology (Regular Program) 5 awardees
2 International Relations (Regular Program) 5 awardees
3 Governmental Studies (Regular Program) 4 awardees
4 Communication Sciences (Regular Program) 4 awardees
5 Accounting (Regular Program) 4 awardees
6 Management (Regular Program) 5 awardees
7 Economics (Regular Program) 4 awardees
8 Law (Regular Program) 5 awardees
Total 36 awardees

C. Application Timelines

Date Schedule  
Due date: June 25th, 2016 Online application due date: June 25th, 2016 at 11.59 p.m. (UTC +7) Online application on
July 14th, 2016 Announcement of Phase I The Announcement of phase I will be posted on
July 18th and 19th, 2016 at 7.30 a.m. (UTC +7) (Applicants choose one of the two dates). Phase II :

1.     Data verification

2.     Computer Based Test (CBT)

3.     English proficiency test

4.     Interview test

Applicants verify required documents with the original documents at UMY.
July 21st, 2016 Announcement of Phase II The Announcement of phase II will be posted on
July 22nd – August 6th, 2016 Home Visit
August 11th, 2016 The announcement of the result. The Announcement of the result will be posted on
August 15th – 16th, 2016 Registration Awardees register at UMY.
September 5th, 2016 A parent-teacher meeting At Sportorium of UMY
September 6th – 8th, 2016 MATAF (Orientation Days) At UMY
September 9th – 10th, 2016 OSDI (Islamic Study Orientation) At UMY


After passing the document selection, the applicants must verify the required documents at Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta Jl. Lingkar Selatan Tamantirto, Kasihan, Bantul, Yogyakarta. The following are the required documents:

  1. A printed application card and form of Bidik Misi scholarship.
  2. Certified true copy of high school transcripts of semester 1 – 6.
  3. Certificate of high school graduation (Surat Keterangan lulus)
  4. Certified true copy of high school certificate.
  5. Certified true copy of the official results of the National General Secondary School.
  6. An official letter stating applicants’ achievement and class ranking, and certificates of academic and non-academic achievements.
  7. Parents’ income slip issued by the institution/ a headman/ a public figure.
  8. A relief letter (SKTM) issued by a headman/a public figure.
  9. Social Protection Card (KPS/BSM), if the applicants are a BSM holder.
  10. A copy of family card.
  11. A copy of the recent month electricity bill and/or building taxes (if available) of applicants’ parents.
  12. A picture of applicants’ house displaying the front, side, and inside view.
  13. A death certificate of parents for orphan applicants.