Using the KPS to Access the Cash Transfers for Poor Students (BSM) Programme

  1. Students from KPS households/beneficiaries in 2013 are potential 2014 BSM beneficiaries for the second semester of the 2013/2014 academic year, and first semester of the 2014/2015 academic year.
  1. Students from KPS households/families need to submit their KPS (original and/or photocopy) to the school/madrasah where they are registered along with one of the supporting documents listed below:
  • Family Card, where the name of the family head is the same as on the KPS, or:
  • Letter of Domicile (which states that the child/student comes from a KPS households/families) from the head of the RT/RW village or equivalent, if:
    • The name of the family head differs to the one listed on the KPS, but the address on the family card is the same as the one on the KPS/certificate of household poverty (SKRTM).
    • Family/household does not have a family card.

 3.  In 2014, students who are prioritised to receive BSM funds include:

  • Students from KPS households/families who have registered  as BSM beneficiaries in 2013 (as part of the 2014 state budget).
  • Student from KPS household/families who have not submitted their KPS to schools in 2013.
  • Students from the families of PKH (Program Keluarga Harapan/Indonesia Conditional Cash Transfers.
  • Students from social institutions/orphanages managed by Ministry of Social Affairs.

 4. In March/April 2014 (for BSM beneficiares at second semester of the 2013/2014 academic year August/September (new students for the 2014/2015 academic year), Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC) and Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) will issue a BSM final confirmation letter that can be used to access the BSM benefit at all education level. Elementary level students (SD/MI) will receive  IDR 225.000/semester, IDR 375.000/semester for the Junior High level students and IDR 500.000 for the Senior High level students (SMA/SMK/MK).

5. Eligible and selected students, can begin to access their BSM benefit, from the payment institution by bringing some of the supporting documents below:

  • BSM Final Confirmation Letter (BSM SK)  received from the school/madrasah principals.
  • Proof of identity (e.g. birth certificate, family card, report card, diploma, etc.)

How to use the KPS to access the BSM programme

About The Cash Transfers For Poor Students (BSM) Programme
BSM programme is one of the National Programme for the provision of cash grants directly to school-age children / students of all education courses (SD / MI, SMP / MTs, SMA / SMK / MA) who come from poor families and vulnerable (ie approximately 15.43 million students for the academic year 2013/2014) in accordance with established criteria.

BSM Program Objectives are: 
• Eliminating impediments to poor students participating in school by helping poor students gain access to good educational services. 
• Prevent the dropout rate and attract poor students to attend school. 
• Helping to meet the needs of poor students in learning activities. 
• Support the completion of the Compulsory Nine-Year Basic Education even up to the secondary level.