Sijunjung, UIN News Online – Several High School / MA students in Sijunjung Regency, West Sumatera, stated their enthusiasm to pursue their study at UIN Jakarta. They hope once they graduate from High School they can apply and be accepted as UIN Jakarta student through many available options.

The students hope was presented when UIN Jakarta held a socialization and promotion event in several schools at Sijunjung Regency on 5-7 September 2018. On the occasion at least 7 madrassas and high schools were visited. The main target of the event is the 12th grade students who will be graduated in 2019.

Sub-division head of Publication and Documentary UIN Jakarta Samsudin said this socialization program was aimed to provide detailed information about UIN Jakarta. “With such information, we expect the students to prepare themselves if they want to continue their study in UIN Jakarta,” he said.

The arrival of the socialization team itself was warmly welcomed by students and students. Various questions are being asked by students and students starting from faculty and study program, accreditation, tuition, and scholarship.

One of the officials, Nanang Saikhu, Thursday, (09/06/2018) said that the opportunity to be accepted in UIN Jakarta is very dependent on the results of the selection. Besides it is highly competitive, the determination of new student candidates is also depended on their personal achievement.

“If their personal achievement is high, they stand a big chance to be accepted,” said Nanang.

One of the student, Nova, a 12th grade student from SMAN 2 Sijunjung asked about the possibility of getting a scholarship during college.

According to Nanang,  UIN Jakarta provides scholarships for outstanding students of economically disadvantaged families. The scholarships are from Bidikmisi, Rector Scholarship, and several other sponsors.

“Scholarships will be given to underprivileged students but has a great academic potential,” he added. (usa)

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