Criteria and Financial Aid Suitability of Bidikmisi Scholarship of Faculty of Medicine of Universitas Padjadjaran 2012

Poundra Adhisatya Pratama, Henni Djuhaeni, Ike Mangasa Padapotan Siregar, Elsa Pudji Setiawati

Abstract


Introduction: Bidikmisi scholarship is one of the ways to increase the participation of education in Indonesia. This program has criterias and minimum amount of financial aid for its receivers. The implementation of this program has to be watched to ensure that the national budget used effectively and efficiently. This study aimed to know the picture of compatibility between the criteria and the amount of help on college students who received the Bidikmisi scholarship in the

Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran

Method: This is a descriptive survey with questionnaire instrument that was used to define the criteria of Bidikmisi scholarship receivers, thus the questionnaire was not be validated at first. A study was done to 64 students from 72 students of Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran

year of 2010, 2011, and 2012 who received Bidikmisi scholarship on October until November 2012.

Result: This study found that 12.5% of respondents have unfitting economic criteria to be participants for Bidikmisi. The amount of aid of Bidikmisis given by Universitas Padjadjaran (Rp.500,000) is not in accordance to the rules set in Bidikmisi guidebook. And then, the amount of Bidikmisi aid does not correspond to the average monthly expenditure of the respondents

(Rp.1,255,206.25).

Conclusion: There are participants of Bidikmisi scholarship in the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran who didn't meet the requirements. The monthly allowance from Bidikmisi Scholarship (Rp. 500,000) doesn't correspond to the monthly requirements of the Bidikmisi participants in

Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran 


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