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The Next Genius

Scholarship Program

Pre-College Scholarships

For grade 8, 9, 10 & 11 students

The Next Genius Pre-College Scholarship Program awards full scholarships to bright students from across grades 8-11 to pursue profile building activities.

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University Scholarships

For grade 12 & gap year students

In 2023-24, The Next Genius Scholarship Program will award over 200 full and partial tuition scholarships to shortlisted students from South Asia to pursue their undergraduate education at our partner institutions.


Next Genius Scholar Alumni: Rishil Sheth

Next Genius Scholar Alumni: Rishil Sheth

Meet Rishil Sheth, A Next Genius Scholar to Wheaton College, Massachusetts, Class of 2020. "Every single class I’ve taken at Wheaton is out of interest" Learn more about Rishil’s undergraduate experience at Wheaton and get inclusive insights on his Next Genius Scholarship Program journey. Rishil is currently working in Boston in the field of finance in a fin-tech company. Wheaton College, Massachusetts: A top 40, selective, private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college that educates 1,760 students from 40 US states and 71 countries. Wheaton’s 400-acre campus is located in Norton and with convenient access by commuter rail to Boston (50 minutes) and Providence, Rhode Island (30 minutes). Wheaton offers 100+ majors and minors, the most popular including business and management, economics, political science, English, film & new media, computer science, psychology, neuroscience, and biology. Through the “Wheaton Edge”, all students are guaranteed $3,000-$5,000 in funding to support internships and research. Wheaton graduates boast a 97% success rate within six months of graduation. Popular Majors: Business and Management Economics, Political Science, English, Film & New Media, Computer Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology This video is a part of the Next Genius Scholars Journey playlist. You can watch all the videos here: Established in 2014, The Next Genius Foundation is a registered charitable trust in India with a vision to identify world-changers and connect them with outstanding University scholarships in the United States. 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 the last 6 years, Next Genius partner colleges have awarded scholarships worth $20 million, helping 170 students to pursue their undergraduate education in the US. This year, we hope to award over 100 scholarships to students from India. If you know a promising Grade 12 student who aspires to study in the US, let them know about The Next Genius Scholarship Program. Visit to learn more.