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The Next Genius Scholarship Program for UG studies in US & Europe foreign scholarship

The Next Genius Foundation
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The Next Genius Scholarship Program offers full and partial tuition fee waiver to Indian high school students who wish to pursue their undergraduate (UG) education in the United States of America and Europe. In the last two years, the foundation has awarded scholarship worth USD 3.5 million to 39 students from 34 schools across India. In 2017 the Foundation intends to award scholarship worth over USD 6 million to more than 70 students.

The Next Genius Scholarship is awarded for four years of study in any subject of their choice at one of the following Partner Colleges:

  • Beloit College, Wisconsin
  • Drew University, New Jersey
  • Foothill College, California
  • Juniata College, Pennsylvania
  • Lynn University, Florida
  • Millsaps College, Mississippi
  • Saint Michael's College, Vermont
  • Texas Christian University, Texas
  • Union College, New York
  • University of Rochester, New York
  • Wheaton College, Massachusetts



  • The Next Genius Scholarship Program opens for only high school students who are studying in Grade 12 (or gap year) as on November 12, 2017 

  • The student must be an Indian citizen; the student should be a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card holder or studying at a high school located in India 

  • The students with any learning or medical disability are also welcome to apply for scholarship program; all the participants will get an equal opportunities, irrespective of gender, caste, geography, or economic background





Deadline Details

Last date of submitting online application for the next genius scholarship program is 10th November 2017

Scholarship Amount Details
  • The Next Genius Full Tuition Scholarship covers 100% tuition fees of the undergraduate education in US for four years
  • The Partial Tuition Fees Scholarship would provide a winner with a partial tuition fee waiver for only four years of their undergraduate education in US



Application process:

  • The eligible candidates will have to register themselves in the official website of Next Genius Scholarship Program and have to apply Online by clicking on Apply Now link on or before 10th November 2017 
  • Please click on the apply link of the site and you will be directed to online registration form of Next Genius Scholarship Program
  • After registering yourself on the site you will be able to access the online scholarship application form for Next Genius Scholarship Program

Selection Process:

The selection of students for Next Genius Scholarship Program will take place in two steps:

Level 1-Online Test

November 12, 2017 
Conducted Online 
• Apply Online before November 10, 2017.
• Scholarship application is free of charge
• Complete a basic profile 
• Take an online critical thinking assessment on November 12 (Sunday). The assessment will measure your ability to read effectively, reason, analyse data and solve puzzles. 

Level 2 – Personal Interviews

January 13, 2018 
Conducted in Mumbai 
• Shortlisted students from Level 1 will be interviewed by the Next Genius team and the Admission Officer(s) from the respective colleges in a group setting in Mumbai.
• Prior to the interviews, the students will be asked to submit their full college application online, supporting financial aid documentation and a ZeeMee profile before January 1, 2018.



Next Genius Foundation
803, Hubtown Sunmist, Saiwadi,
Andheri E, Mumbai 400069, India


+91 9167787851 (Mon – Fri, 10 AM to 8 PM)

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