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Korindo Foundation Routinely Sends Students to South Korea

By 19 January 2017October 13th, 2021Group News3 min read

Saturday, January 14th, 2017, 14:15 WIB

JAKARTA – Korindo Foundation has distributed scholarships to 677 students with a total of Rp 1.8 billion. No less that 5 Universities have received scholarships from Korindo Foundation. It is given in to the students who want to take Bachelor and Master programs at the University in South Korea.

“We have been routinely sending Indonesian students to study in South Korea since 1998,” said the Director of Korindo Foundation, Mulia Wijaya, in Jakarta, on Friday (13/1).

Whereas, Korindo Foundation have been sending 32 students since 2007. They expect that this program can give the next generations an opportunity to develop themselves.

One of the beneficiaries of the scholarships, Milka Dike Widianto said that he was so happy to get an opportunity to visit South Korea through this program. The student of the University of Indonesia said that he had gained new experiences. Moreover, Dike also stated that he got to see the technology development of the country.

” With this scholarship, I get considerable benefits; not only my Korean is improving, but my mind is also more open, particularly to the Korean culture,” he said during the reunion of the beneficiaries of Korindo’s scholarships. The student of Korean Language and Culture of the University of Indonesia is very grateful to the Korindo Foundation.

Korindo Foundation held Grand Scholarship Reunion II in the Function Room at Wisma Korindo Fl. 14 last week. There were 28 participants consisted of alumni and scholarships beneficiaries of Korindo.

It is scheduled regularly at the beginning of each year. It was attended by Mr. Mulia Wijaya as the Director of Korindo Group Foundation, Mr. Yi Sun Hyeong (Managing Director of GA & HRD of Korindo), Mr. J. Andre Roberto (GM Corporate of GA & HRD of Korindo).

One of the alumni of the Master program from the Faculty of Forestry of IPB, Latipah Hendarti, told about her experiences and benefits as the beneficiary of the scholarship program of Korindo.

“The most important thing to me was that I could live and study in Korea. I found that South Korea is very incredible, particularly in forestry, because it makes South Korea as one of the first countries in the world that manages to restore and rehabilitate their forest,” she said.

ed: Muhammad Hafil