ETA Spotlight: Ryan Kertanis, Mongolia

Every month, Fulbridge interviews an *ETA from around the world to get a glimpse of what life is like in different placements. In a new partnership with Fulbridge, Indonesiaful will be highlighting these ETA experience to showcase the array of cultural exchange experiences from other Fulbrighters. This month, Ayat Abourashed, 2016-17 ETA in Indonesia and Fulbridge’s Indonesia…

7 Tips to Apply to be an ETA in Indonesia

–By Kate Barton– We all know how stressful it can be applying for university and scholarships and grants. Applying for a Fulbright can be even more trying on the nerves — all of us here went through it! It’s a long and tedious process to check off every box on the checklist from the Personal Statement to the…

Preserving Batik in East Java

–By Shreya Kundur– A common misconception about batik is that it is a specific pattern or motif. Rather, it is the process of making the fabric that deems it as “batik”. I learned this one day as I naively pointed to the skirt I was wearing and beamed to my co-teacher that it was my…