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August 4, 2015

JAKARTA (August 4, 2015) – The U.S. Chargé d'Affaires hosted a reception to send off 22 scholarship recipients departing to pursue postgraduate studies in the United States and Indonesia underthe U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) PRESTASI program. The goal of the program is to improve the performance and leadership skills of Indonesian professionals in support of the country’s development. The scholars were selected from among more than 689 applicants; 13 will study in the U.S., the other nine in Indonesia. All will begin their studies in the 2015 academic year.

“These scholarships are an opportunity for Indonesia’s future leaders to gain the knowledge and experience that will help them to contribute to a brighter future for Indonesia,” said Chargé d'Affaires Kristen Bauer.

Silvera Marolita Erari of Papua received a scholarship to pursue studies in the field of health. She said that when she returns from the U.S., she wants to use her new knowledge to improve research and data management related to epidemiology in Papua.

USAID/Indonesia Acting Mission Director gives remarks
August 21, 2013

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held an event to celebrate the successes of the Support for Economic Analysis Development in Indonesia (SEADI) project as the project reaches it completion. Since 2010, SEADI provided 30 successful grants for economic policy making and training to Indonesian government agencies and researchers.

mobile court
July 25, 2013

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Andrew Sisson announced the winners of the 2013 USAID Photo Contest which asked Indonesians for the most compelling photographs of U.S. foreign assistance in action.  The winning photographs will be on exhibit until July 31 at @america, the United States' state-of-the-art cultural center.  Admission is free to the public.

Iftar reception to send-off 36 USAID scholar awardees
July 23, 2013

Thirty-six Indonesians received scholarships administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to pursue advanced degrees in the United States.  On July 23, the scholars attended a send-off iftar reception in Jakarta hosted by the U.S. Embassy's Charge d'Affairs Kristen Bauer.

Food and drug agency team performs tests on local tuberculosis antibiotics
July 17, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Indonesia today announced nearly $2 million of new funding for Indonesian researchers in health and science as part of its Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program.

July 8, 2013

In response to the devastating earthquake that struck central Aceh on July 2, United States Ambassador Scot Marciel has offered $100,000 in humanitarian assistance to support emergency response efforts there.

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Last updated: August 19, 2015

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