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Wednesday, 28 July 2021

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.


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

To learn more about each college, click here.
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

May - October, 2021

Online Application

Pay registration fees of ₹500 [non-refundable] and submit your online application.  

Deadline October 12, 2021

Online Critical Thinking Test

Solve an online critical thinking assessment. 

November, 2021

College Selection

Shortlisted students are provided with detailed information about the various scholarships and are invited to identify college(s) of their preference.

January 1, 2022

College Application

Candidates submit a complete college application to a college of their choice.

January 21 & 22, 2022

Online Interview & Awards

Candidates are interviewed online. Scholarships are awarded in a public award ceremony. 

May 1, 2022

Scholarship Acceptance & Enrollment

Scholarship winners have till May 1, 2022 to confirm their acceptance. Next Genius Scholarships are Non-binding.


High School Seniors

Currently in Grade 12 (or gap year)


Indian citizen

Indian citizens living abroad

OCI Card Holders

Foreign nationals living/studying in India

Critical Thinking Ability

Strong creative problem-solving skills, both in academic and non-academic settings

Soft Skills

Strong team playing and communication skills. Positive attitude, charisma & leadership skill

Personal Vision

Strong desire to study abroad at one of our partner colleges. Desire to be an active member of the Next Genius community and give back to society

Need Aware

Ability to pay for living costs at college for a duration of 4 years (up to INR 10 Lac per year towards housing, food, insurance, flights, books)

College Fit

Students who create their college list based on “fit” tend to gain more success in the application process. We highly encourage you to learn more about the colleges and scholarships and identify the colleges that fit your aspirations and profile the best.

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