Founded in 2014, The Next Genius Foundation is a registered charitable trust in India that offers full and partial tuition scholarships to outstanding Indian high school students to pursue their undergraduate education in the United States.
We are the largest undergraduate abroad scholarship fund in India. In the last 3 years, we have awarded scholarships worth USD 10 million to 112 students from 82 high schools. In 2018-19, we hope to award over USD 8 million worth of scholarships to more than 100 students.
Our vision is to identify world changers, and connect them with outstanding educational and career opportunities. In working with these students – beginning in high school, through college and onto their careers – we hope to establish a community of future leaders who will leave a strong impact on society.
In 2018-19, we hope to award over USD 8 million worth of scholarships to more than 100 students. Our scholars are guaranteed both admission as well as funds towards their college tuition. This scholarship covers four years of education in a subject of their choice at one of the following colleges:
Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)
Indian citizens living abroad
OCI Card Holders
Foreign national living in India
Strong creative problem solving skills, both in academic and non-academic settings
Strong team playing and communication skills
Positive attitude, charisma & leadership skill
Desire to be an active member of the Next Strong desire to study abroad at one of our partner colleges
Genius community and give back to society
Ability to pay for living costs at college for a duration of 4 years (upto INR 8 Lac per year towards housing, food, insurance, flights, books)
Create an account here before Oct 10, 2018.
Log-in, fill the profile information and attempt a practice test.
Log-in and solve a 2 hour critical thinking assessment here.
Top performers in the assessment are shortlisted for next level.
Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.
Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.
Candidates are invited to Mumbai for a personal interview.
Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony.
Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2019 to confirm their acceptances.
To learn more, check here.
This program is highly selective and winning a Next Genius Scholarship is a matter of great pride. As a Next Genius Scholar, you’ll join a select community of distinguished individuals who receive continuous career mentoring, internship and job support from our foundation in future years.
At college, Next Genius scholars not only maintain high GPAs, but are also active members of their college community. Click here to learn more about our past scholars.
All Next Genius Scholars pledge to the following commitments.
This program engages the brightest high school students from across India in an intensive 12-week pre-defined research exploration under the mentorship of a University Professor from the United States.
Next Genius Research Program is academically intense and highly selective. Students who are hard working, curious and have a penchant for innovative thinking will find themselves to be a good fit. This program is ideal for students who wish to demonstrate college level research skills in admissions to highly selective colleges abroad. It is open to students between Grades 9-12.
Application Deadline: January 30, 2019