UNAIR NEWS – Indonesia Endowment Fun for Education is still attracting most scholarship seekers. Evidently, about 10,500 people have applied and crowded LPDP Edufair 2016 at Airlangga Convention Center (ACC) on Thursday, February 4. Government institution which manages master and doctoral degree scholarship has had publicization program in the campus.
Furthermore, the event also gave the participants opportunities to ask directly to the excellent campus representatives, national or international ones. There were dozens of stands or booths of universities and embassies at the Edufair.
“We are glad we could be part of this event. All the participants, hopefully, will also show determination to study further,” said the Vice Rector III UNAIR Prof. Mochammad Amin Alamsjah, Ir., M.Si., Ph.D. The professor from Faculty of Fisheries and Marine also stated that with high education, an individual will have the opportunity to be useful for the wider society.
Meanwhile, LPDP Director of Business Development and Investment Mokhamad Mahdum appreciated the attendees. He hoped that everyone attended the edufair can share to their friends. “This information should be circulated to as many people as we can. At least, you can share it to people in 5 km radius from where you live,” he said.
LPDP is from the people. Thus, all Indonesian has the opportunity offered by the program. But not all of them have the right for it as they have to work hard to get it. LPDP only gives scholarships to people who deserve them.
Mahdum said that LPDP wants to produce leaders and pioneers in every field, scientific, professional, or social. “The point is, they who want to get LPDP funding must have clear objectives in life especially related to their eagerness to contribute in the society and for the country,” he said. (*)
Author: Rio F. Rachman