Van Deventer-Maas Stichting

 The VDMS Statutes provide a broad mandate allowing the Foundation a degree of flexibility and the possibility to adapt to changing times

'The objective of the Foundation is the promotion of the spiritual, intellectual and material welfare of the Indonesian people with specific attention to education; at the same time the social, spiritual and cultural development of Indonesian women and girls, and everything broadly related to this, will be promoted.This support can be provided in the form of scholarships, stipends, training, or support of an educational project'.

In line with this general mandate the VDMS currently aims to achieve its objectives mainly by awarding scholarships to young Indonesian students in selected universities, academies and secondary schools. The Foundation also provides short training courses and regional meetings for its scholarship grantees, aiming to promote their personal development and chances in job markets.  The VDMS also has the possibility to support additional projects in line with the Foundation’s mission.

Currently (2017) the VDMS provides approximately 1000 scholarships each year to students in 33 universities, 2 polytechnics and academies, and 1 secondary school.

 
Learn: Among all VDMS current students and alumni learn from each other to improve their professional skill and knowledge.
Share: As a part of VDMS family, current students and alumni are invited sharing outs the idea, knowledge and skill then discussing them.
Encourage: With a sense of social responsibility, this place also to encourage each other in their own field of expertise for the betterment of society and surely for themselves.