The Next Genius Scholarship Program

The Next Genius Scholarship Program 2017

The Next Genius Scholarship Program

About The Next Genius Scholarship Program

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 North America and Europe. We are the largest undergraduate study abroad scholarship fund in India. In the last 2 years, we have awarded scholarships worth USD 3.5 million to 39 students from 34 schools across India. In 2017, we hope to award over USD 6 million worth of scholarships to more than 70 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.


The foundation offers full and half tuition scholarships in association with our partner colleges, and the coveted BL Mandhana Scholarship award to highly promising Indian students.

Full & Half Tuition Scholarships

Winners are guaranteed college admission and provided a full or half tuition scholarship for four years of study in a subject of their choice at one of the following 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 BL Mandhana Scholarships

The winners of this highly coveted scholarship are awarded with a USD 10,000 award towards their tuition fees at any college of their choice in North America or Europe.

Selection Process

Prospective applicants for the scholarship will undergo a careful two-stage review process. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate a strong ability to think critically, a passion for learning and a desire to bring a positive change in the world. Only high school students who are in Grade 12 (or gap year) as on November 12, 2017 are eligible for these scholarships. You must be an Indian citizen, a PIO card holder, or studying at a high school located in India to qualify. To win a Next Genius Scholarship, you must clear two levels as follows:

Level 1 - Online Assessment

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, analyze data and solve puzzles For more information, visit :

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

* For more information, visit :

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The Next Genius Scholarship Program