How to Apply

Foreign Policy Research




Government and Policymaking

A completed online application includes the following:

  • Background Information (e.g., name, contact information, medical history)

  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV) that highlights the applicant's expertise, previous experiences, and responsibilities at his/her current post. The CV should be submitted in a .pdf format and identified as follows: [full name_affiliation_CV]

  • An Initial Policy Recommendation Paper written by the applicant discussing his/her views on Indonesia-South Korea cooperation related to his/her background. The paper should not exceed 3 pages, be submitted in a .pdf format, and identified as follows: [full name_affiliation_research focus]


All application materials must be submitted in English.


Applicants who would like suggestions on preparing the initial policy recommendation paper can read our “Application Guidebook.”


A message will be sent to the e-mail address that you registered with confirming the receipt of your application.

  • Applicants must be Indonesian citizens.

  • Applicants must be aged between 21-35 years old by the time of applying.

  • Applicants must have the proficiency to speak and write in English.

  • Applicants must be an active professional coming from one of the following fields: academia, foreign policy research, government and policymaking, enterprise, or non-governmental organization (NGO)

  • Applicants must have a background that represents one or a combination of the following: politics, security, law, economy, geopolitics and/ or geo-economics, digital economy and technology, social studies, Korean politics/ culture, or East Asian studies.

  • Applicants must be able to attend the two-day program held in Jakarta in May and join the post-program activities.

Online Application

Field of the Young Professionals

Eligibility Requirements

Important Dates

1-31 March 2021

Call for Application

1-7 April 2021

Deadline Extension

8-15 April 2021

Document Review & Interview Period

16 April 2021

Announcement of Selected Participants

24-25 May 2021

Indonesia-Korea NSP Young Professionals Lab

May-June 2021

Special Events