FSF Twin Scholarship Open for Applications!

The deadline for applications has been extended to 16 November!

Through the Twin Scholarship Program, the Frans Seda Foundation aims to preserve and disseminate the ideas of Frans Seda. Annually, six students from Indonesia and the Netherlands are enabled by the Foundation to conduct their Master research in Indonesia or the Netherlands. The scholarship awardees are encouraged to work together and support their foreign counterpart with their research. Since the start of the Twin Scholarship Program, 26 students have received a grant from the Foundation and conducted their research throughout Indonesia and the Netherlands.


  1. University; The applicant must be a Dutch or Indonesian Master student at Tilburg University, Atma Jaya Catholic University or the University of Indonesia.
  2. Research topic; The research topic of Dutch applicants must be related to Indonesia while the research topic for Indonesian applicants must be related to the Netherlands. The research topic should also be in line with the philosophy of Frans Seda’s pursuit of social justice and global common good and the Sustainable Development Goals.
  3. Language requirements; The applicant must have passed an English language test such as IELTS or TOEFL or have graduated from a bachelor’s degree that was taught in English. The required scores are at least 550 (paper based) or 213 (internet based) for TOEFL. For IELTS a score of at least 6 is required.
  4. Age; The applicant should preferably not be older then the age of 30 while applying for the scholarship.


More information can be found in our brochure which can be downloaded here: 2018-2019 Frans Seda Foundation Twin Scholarship Program


Before you apply, please make sure that you have read and understood the information provided by FSF in the above mentioned brochure! Have you done that? Great! You can now apply via the following link: www.franssedafoundation.com/TS19-1 Good luck!

The deadline for applications has been extended to 16 November!