18 Students from Siak Prov. Riau, Free Tuition with Regional Putra Scholarships
In 2019, STIE Perbanas Surabaya has entered its third year of accepting new students from the Siak Regency Government, Riau Province. As many as 18 students can study for free with the Putra Daerah Scholarship program. In details, 15 students in the Bachelor of Accounting Study Program (Prodi), 2 students in the Accounting 3 Diploma study program, and 1 student in the Banking and Finance Diploma 3 program. Located in the Seminar Room Campus 1, Jl Nginden Semolo 34-36 Surabaya, they were symbolically handed over by the Head of the Siak Regency Education and Culture Office, H. Lukman, S.Sos., M.Pd., to the Chairperson of STIE Perbanas Surabaya, Dr. Yudi Sutarso, S.E., M.Si.
When met after the ceremonial, H. Lukman, S.Sos., M.Pd., said that there were quite a lot of Siak students studying at STIE Perbanas Surabaya compared to a number of campuses that collaborated with their regions. Their children's interest is also high, this is because they can see opportunities and prospects in the future.
"Quite a lot of applicants from high school and vocational levels participate in the selection and the most priority programs include STIE Perbanas Surabaya. In 2019 we sent 18 people, in 2017 there were 11 people, and in 2018 there were 17 people. All of them follow a strict selection process by STIE Perbanas Surabaya itself, ”said Lukman, on Monday (26/8).
He also hopes that STIE Perbanas Surabaya for new Siak students can be well received. In addition, excellent programs that are applicable on campus can be given to students. In fact, H. Lukman, S.Sos., M.Pd., also fully supports if there are additional programs to improve competence, such as internships abroad, English or foreign language classes, and other non-academic programs.
"For children, we hope that there will be a change in their mindset. They can be diligent and diligent in studying. And, I am attracted to the discipline attitude is quite high. For example, early in the morning, I joined the lesson, including being neatly dressed and accustomed to having a tie. Some universities rarely implement programs like this, "he concluded.
Meanwhile, Dr. Yudi Sutarso, S.E., M.Sc., hopes that the collaboration with the Siak government will continue. In addition, in an effort to improve the quality of student human resources from Siak, his party offers an International Program in the form of a Student Exchange Program / Sit in. It aims to change the mindset of students so that they have global insight and are ready to face challenges and experience.
In an effort to increase superior human resources in line with the ideals of the government, STIE Perbanas Surabaya seeks to develop cooperation. In the future, his party will collaborate with regional governments who share the same vision through a regional male scholarship program for underprivileged students. "We are looking for regional governments (local governments, -red) from existing students. In the Kalimantan area we have explored and offered the program. Later, the cooperation model with Siak will be used for local governments or parties who want to pay for these potential students, "he concluded. (public relations)