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The Smart Indonesia Card (KIP) scholarship program is a government scholarship program through the Ministry of Religion of the Republic of Indonesia which is given to students who have a good academic level but have a weak economic level. Sultan Syarif Kasim State Islamic University, Riau accepts new students every year, but the quota for the KIP scholarship program is limited. With the limited quota for the KIP program, a system is needed that is able to classify submission data from students who register for the KIP program, so that the selection process can be carried out, quickly, precisely, and in accordance with the required quota. In this study, the K-Modes and K-Nearest Neighbor (KNN) Algorithms were used by using the achievement variables, report cards, and national exam scores when high school, father's income, parental status, and homeownership status. Reprocessing is carried out before the testing stage, testing is carried out by performing the initial stages, namely clustering using the K-Modes algorithm, then validating or testing data by applying the Grid Search Cross-Validation (GSCV) method, and finally predicting using the KNN algorithm. The test resulted in a performance value of 66.79%

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maspur, P., & Dadang, D. S. S. S. (2021). Using KNN Algorithms for Determining the Recipient of Smart Indonesia Scholarship Program. Jurnal Komputer Terapan, 7(2), 163–173.


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