To mark its 150th Anniversary in 1982, Jardine Matheson established an educational trust called The Jardine Foundation to provide scholarships. The Foundation in its discretion awards Jardine Scholarships annually to students to enable them to attend educational establishments, primarily selected colleges at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge (the ‘Universities’) in the
The Foundation aims to assist scholars who have the potential to become outstanding citizens with a high commitment to the community. Consequently, the selection of candidates is based on a number of criteria, which include academic achievement, leadership qualities, and involvement in non-curricular activities and community affairs. The Foundation has established a programme in conjunction with Universitas Gadjah Mada (‘UGM’) to offer a total of two scholarships a year for Oxford and Cambridge
Universities for postgraduate courses. UGM will seek suitable applicants from its alumni or faculty for recommendation to the Foundation. Candidates shortlisted by the Foundation will be required to apply to the Universities, and if successful in securing a place, will then be subject to a final consideration by the Selection Committee.
1. Scholarships for postgraduate studies (such as Masters or PhD) are for periods of up to four years. They are tenable for courses at the Universities, with very strong preference being given to the following Colleges within the Universities:
Cambridge University Oxford University
Downing College Exeter College
Magdalene College Oriel College
Peterhouse The Queen’s College
Trinity College Trinity College
- be recommended to the Foundation by UGM;
- have reached an academic standard to qualify for entry to either of the Universities;
- be a national or resident of Indonesia retaining strong connection with the country if currently resident abroad;
- be in a satisfactory state of health; and
- have a satisfactory level of English
- University tuition fees payable directly to the university;
- College fees, excluding board and lodging, payable directly to the College;
- An annual stipend to cover board and lodging and all other incidental expenses (the stipend will be payable in three installments each year, the first installment being larger to cover the initial costs);
- The cost of the UK Immigration Health Surcharge;
- A standard economy class airfare to be reimbursed at cost of the Scholar from the place of residence to the United Kingdom at the beginning of the Scholarship and for the return journey to the place of residence on completion of the Scholarship period.
- Completed Application Form (download)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Official Academic Transcript of the Last Degree
- Letter(s) of Recommendation from the Academic Advisor
- Colored Copy of Passport
- A recent Passport-size photograph (3.5 x 4.5 cm, white background color, taken within the past three months)
- Letter of Nomination from Unit/Department for Staff Applicants (addressed to Head of Office of International Affairs UGM)
- English language proficiency certificate (please refer to the intended host university language requirements)
- Certified copies of all relevant academic qualifications
- Short Essay (answering 3 main questions stated in the Application Form in separate page)
- Register your application and send all documents above in softcopy (compiled in 1 PDF File) to UGM Scholarship Application Form no later than June 16th, 2023 for further review.
- OIA will evaluate your application and proceed with the selection process.
- Once you are selected as Applicants, OIA will send your official nomination to Jardine Foundation for further selection.
- The FINAL decision from Jardine Foundation.
In the meantime, the applicants are required to keep the hard file of all documents until further notice by the Office of International Affairs.