The Sampoerna Foundation Overseas MBA Scholarship is a means to groom Indonesia’s future business leaders. Sampoerna Foundation provides the qualified individuals the opportunity to pursue a Master of Business Administration degree at leading business schools overseas. Upon completing the program, scholars are expected to return to Indonesia and endeavor to transfer their knowledge to their fellow citizens.

Sampoerna Foundation Overview

Sampoerna Foundation was established in March 2001 in response to the urgent need to improve the quality of education in Indonesia. Amid severe budgetary cuts to education due to the prolonged economic crisis, its founders realized the importance of private sector institutions filling the gap in those educational areas critical to Indonesia’s development.

Sampoerna Foundation Overseas MBA Scholarship

The Sampoerna Foundation Overseas MBA Scholarship is a means to groom Indonesia’s future business leaders. Sampoerna Foundation provides the qualified individuals the opportunity to pursue a Master of Business Administration degree at leading business schools overseas. Upon completing the program, scholars are expected to return to Indonesia and endeavor to transfer their knowledge to their fellow citizens.

Maximum number of scholarships for 2009 Intake

Sampoerna Foundation MBA in the USA : 4

Australian Education International – Sampoerna Foundation MBA in Australia: 4

Ambassade de France en Indonésie – Sampoerna Foundation MBA in France: 2

Singapore Education – Sampoerna Foundation MBA in Singapore: 2

Singapore Education – Sampoerna Foundation MBA in the UK: 2

CONDITIONS OF AWARD

The information contained in this document is intended for the Sampoerna Foundation Overseas MBA Scholarship, pertinent to the 2009 intake only.

I. Basic Eligibility

Applicant must satisfy ALL of the following conditions:

1. Indonesian citizen who is under 35 years of age when lodging the application.

2. Hold a local Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale)

3. Have a minimum of two-year full-time professional work experience after the completion of the undergraduate degree.

4. Have valid proof (validity of two years) of:

• International TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 (PBT) or 250 (CBT) or 100 (IBT), OR

• International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of minimum 6.5 (for MBA Australia only)*

5. Have valid proof (validity of five years):

• GMAT test scores above 600 with verbal score to be 25 or above*

6. Currently did not enroll in graduate or post-graduate program, or obtained a Master’s degree or equivalent.

7. Did not enroll or graduate from an overseas tertiary institution, unless was on a full scholarship.

8. Do not receive other equivalent award or scholarship offering similar or other benefits at the time of the award.

9. Demonstrate that without the scholarship, they are not able to afford an Overseas MBA Program.

* GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS score can be submitted when the applicants pass the Sampoerna Foundation Selection Stage and chosen as Finalists. The finalists then must have a valid score as required by each program.

** All applicants selected as Finalists for MBA France shall have to take language course in the appointed institution by SCAC and pass the DELF (Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française) B1 & B2 test.

Any applicant proves to have forged information in his/her application form or any of the documents attached therein will be immediately disqualified.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should complete the application package and return them along with copies of required documents to sampoerna Foundation before May 30th 2008

Application package, requirements, terms and conditions, and instructions can be read and downloaded from www.sampoernafoundation.org or obtained directly from sampoerna Foundation office at :

Sampoerna strategic Square

North Tower, 26th - 27th Floor

Jl. Jenderal Sudirman kavling 45, Jakarta 12930



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