The Tanoto Foundation was founded by Sukanto Tanoto and Tinah Bingei Tanoto as an organisation premised on caring for others and helping them to overcome poverty. Since 1981, Tanoto Foundation has strived to be the centre of poverty reduction through its focus on the areas it sees as most important: education, empowerment, and improving quality of Life.
In the Educational sphere, Tanoto Foundation is implementing programs aimed at improving access to education and improving the quality of education in Indonesia. In terms of Empowerment, they are implementing programs that aim to maximize the economic potential of individuals, households and communities. To Improve quality of life, the Tanoto Foundation is implementing programs that support the community, both in terms of infrastructure and facilities for their collective use
One of the Tanoto Foundation’s Educational Programs sees the award of scholarships to undergraduates of S-1 and S-2, students who show leadership potential, but face economic constraints in its application.
For the year 2017, Tanoto Foundation will provide 275 students, from various disciplines, the opportunity to receive the National Champion Scholarship Program. Scholarship recipients will benefit as follows:
- Maximum tuition allowance of Rp 5.000.000,00 / semester (S-1 program) until the eighth semester (eight) or maximum Rp 15.000.000,00 / semester (S-2 program) until the 4th semester four).
- Allowance for living expenses of Rp 600.000,00 / month (S-1 program) until the eighth semester (eight) or Rp 1,200,000.00 / month (S-2 program) until the fourth semester (four).
- Leadership training and soft skills development programs.
- Community service program through the Tanoto Scholars Association.
- Network development program through the Tanoto Scholars Gathering.
- Counselling program for Tanoto Scholars experiencing obstacles in their academic achievement.
- Apprenticeship programs in companies incorporated in the Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) group.
- Opportunities to join the Tanoto Foundation scholarship selection.
Online registration opens on 4th January until the 15th March 2017. More information regarding the Tanoto Foundation National Champion Scholarship 2017 Scholarship Selection can be found at www.tanotofoundation.org.