UNAIR LPDP Awardee Community has made another achievement. Successfully managing events in Scholarship Corner (SC) Campus B Library, this time they have released a book of essay collection. There are 30 essays from the awardees of state scholarship. The content is about tips, tricks and their stories in making their achievements. Why are they considered as achievements? They had to work and pray hard to get them.
In the book, there is an essay which tells a story of a student’s struggle to get the scholarship. He failed once. But determination never disappoints as they finally succeeded. There is also a story of a housekeeper’s child who succeeded in getting the scholarship in the midst of his disadvantaged condition; he made his dream come true.
The popular writing style used in the book suitable for relaxing reading especially for the students who want to study free in master and doctoral degree. LPDP technically only allocates the fund for master, doctoral and medical specialist program.
From the collection we can see that the LPDP awardees have different backgrounds to get the scholarship.
The book was printed and to be released massively on Friday, July 29. As planned, in the near future, the LPDP awardees will visit UNAIR Rector also present the book for the number one figure in Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR).
UNAIR Officials Appreciation
There are some positive testimonies from some professors in the book. Even UNAIR Rector Prof. Dr. H. Mohammad Nasih, MT., SE., Ak., CMA provided an introduction. “The work of essay collection from UNAIR LPDP scholarship awardees is a breakthrough of community contribution. They shared their experience through their essay to get the scholarship. It’s good, fun, full of tips and tricks and very inspiring!” said the Professor of Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB).
Vice Rector III Prof. Mochammad Amin Alamsjah, Ir., M.Si., Ph.D, also gave his appreciation. “Stories in the book is important to intellectualize and improve quality human resources. Let’s read, understand so it can be inspiration for us all,” he said in the testimony.
The Head of UNAIR Library Prof. Dr. I Made Narsa, SE., M.Si., Ak who always supports the awardees considered this book release as an extraordinary step. “LPDP has opened a new nuance for the next nation generation. Don’t ever lose hope, it appears from every effort and prayer. That is the inspiration from the book, so it should be read by anyone. I hope the book can be distributed and read by most people to give enlightenment and precious lessons of the awardees’ success,” he said. (*)
Title : Menggapai Asa Bersama LPDP
Author : Awardee LPDP UNAIR
Publisher : Pustaka Saga
Issue : I, June 2016
Number of pages : 248 pages